Geographic Information Systems for Smart Cities

by TM Vinod Kumar
  • ISBN: 978-81-92473-35-2
  • Publication Date: January 2014
  • Dimension: 6 x 9 in.
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Pages: 450

Description

Geographic Information Systems for Smart Cities is the first book that advocates that Smart Cities can be planned, managed and developed using GIS.

In order to explain how GIS system performs, GIS experience from countries such as South America, Dubai and New Bombay is shared by GIS experts who have designed and maintained it for several years. Mumbai experience is more than 10 years old. The emphasis is on practical issues.

There are several chapters that throw light on how GIS is utilized for sea erosion issues, slum rehabilitation with all India and State perspective, how GIS is used for Smart Growth and Transportation Planning, and how GIS is used for land use allocation and also for community planning and so on. But all of them are with respect to Smart Cities only.

This book is meant for senior professionals, politicians and administrators who looks at how cities of 21st century should be shaped with the help of ICT and especially GIS. This book will be important to all Urban Planners and GIS specialists who want to know how city as well as GIS will get transformed in 21st century.

About the Author


TM Vinod Kumar