Enabling a Smart City Application Ecosystem: Requirements and Architectural Aspects

By Johannes M. Schleicher, Michael Vögler, Schahram Dustdar and Christian Inzinger.

In Internet Computing, IEEE, to appear Mar. 2016.

Cities are becoming increasingly "smart," but they need an underlying foundation that handles and manages all the lower-level complexities. In this article, the authors discuss the relevant challenges and building blocks of a Smart City Application Ecosystem (SCALE).