1st Edition

Green Computing for Sustainable Smart Cities A Data Analytics Applications Perspective

    386 Pages 117 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Information and communication technology and the Internet of Things play key roles in smart city projects. It is challenging to handle the large amount of data generated by the different processes related to land use, the environment, the social and economic milieu, energy consumption, and transportation. This book emphasizes that green computing-based infrastructure initiatives benefit not only the environment but the enterprise as well.

    Green Computing for Sustainable Smart Cities: A Data Analytics Applications Perspective covers the need for smart green computing from various engineering disciplines and offers diversified applications for such computing with cases studies. The book highlights the sustainable development of smart cities using recent technology and emphasizes advances and cutting-edge techniques throughout. Focused on the different tools, platforms, and techniques associated with smart green computing, this book presents multiple perspectives from academia, industry, and research fields.

    The primary audience for this book includes academics, researchers, graduate students, smart city industry practitioners, and city administrators who are engaged in smart cities and related technology.

    Chapter 1

    Introduction to Green Computing for Smart Cities

    Ravi Verma, Sunil Gautam, and Sandeep Sahu

    Chapter 2

    A Review of Green IT, Computing-Enabled, Sustainability-Based Cities: Nurturing Living Standards

    G. Arun Sampaul Thomas, S. Muthukaruppasamy, S. Sathish Kumar, and Saravanan Krishnan

    Chapter 3

    The Impact of Green Smart Cities on Socio-Economic Growth

    Vaishali Chourey, Riya Mehta, Neha Sharma, and Sunil Gautam

    Chapter 4

    A Study of the Future Generation of Smart Cities Using Green Technology

    Siddhartha Roy

    Chapter 5

    Sustainable Smart City Transformation: A Call for Data Governance Using a Data Mesh Approach

    Mark Wall

    Chapter 6

    Secure Surveillance in Smart Cities: A Comprehensive Framework

    Ashish Kumar

    Chapter 7

    The Ecosystem of Smart City Surveillance Using Key Elements

    Ramesh Ram Naik, Sunil Gautam, Rohit Pachlor, and Sanjay Patel

    Chapter 8

    Security Enhancement and Applications in IIoT for Smart City Services

    Vikash Kumar and Santosh Kumar Das

    Chapter 9

    Radio Frequency Identification and Authentication-Based Intelligent Parking Management System Using the IoT and

    Mobile Applications: An Implementation Point of View

    Keyurkumar Patel, Manivel Kandasamy, Raju Shanmugam, Tejas Uttare, Niomi Samani, Mohammed Aqeel, and Sonia Joshi

    Chapter 10

    Bike Sharing Systems: A Green IT Application for Smart Cities

    Kaushal Nileshbhai Maniyar, Jai Prakash Verma, and Neha Sharma

    Chapter 11

    Building Future-Proof, Sustainable, and Innovative Startups in Africa Powered by Smart Cities

    Kithinji Muriungi and Kiyeng P. Chumo

    Chapter 12

    A Recommended Pesticide Approach to a Smart City for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production

    Himanshi, Ritwik Duggal, Abhishek Kumar, Nagendra Pratap Singh, and Rohit Thakur

    Chapter 13

    Digital Twin Technologies for Green Smart Cities

    Akankshya Subhadarshini and Alok R. Prusty

    Chapter 14

    Challenges and Opportunities in Green Smart City Adoption

    Sk Md Abidar Rahaman and Md Azharuddin

    Chapter 15

    Quantum Digital Twin Technology for Health Care

    Pradheep Kumar, B. Amutha, and J. Ramkumar

    Chapter 16

    The Future of Sustainable Green Smart Cities

    C. M. Naga Sudha, J. Jesu Vedha Nayahi, S. Saravanan,and N. Renugadevi

    Chapter 17

    Smart Cities Using Green Computing: A Citizen Data Scientist Perspective

    Prashant Pansare


    Neha Sharma is a data science crusader who advocates its application for achieving sustainable goals, solving societal, governmental and business problems as well as promotes the use of open data. She has more than 22 years of experience and presently working with Tata Consultancy Services and is a Founder Secretary, Society for Data Science. Prior to this she has worked as Director of premier Institute of Pune, that run post-graduation courses like MCA and MBA. She is an alumnus of a premier College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneshwar and completed her PhD from prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. She is a Senior IEEE member, Secretary – IEEE Pune Section and ACM Distinguished Speaker. She is an astute academician and has organized several national and international conferences and published several research papers. She is the recipient of “Best PhD Thesis Award” and “Best Paper Presenter at International Conference Award” at National Level. Recently, she has received the Golden Book Awards 2023 for the book titled “Towards Net-Zero Targets: Usage of Data Science for Long-Term Sustainability Pathways”. She is a well-known figure among the IT circle, and well sought over for her sound knowledge and professional skills. Neha Sharma has been instrumental in integrating teaching with the current needs of the Industry and steering students towards their bright future.

    Jai Prakash Verma is working as an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department. He has been associating with the department since July 2006. Dr. Verma received his BSc (PCM) and MCA degree from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, and a Ph.D. degree from Charusat University, Changa. His Ph.D. subject area was Text Data Summarization and Big Data Analytics. His research interests include Data Mining, Big Data Analytics, and Machine Learning. He has been contributing to the research in the area of said domain with several publications in international conferences and journals. He is a recognized PhD guide at Nirma University and currently guiding two PhD scholar. He is actively involved in conducting various training programs as customized training on Big Data Analytics to Naval officers at INS Valsura, Indian Navy, and SAC-ISRO, Ahmedabad scientists.

    Sunil Gautam is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India. He did his Ph.D in Computer Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, (ISM) Dhanbad, India. He received his M.C.A. degree in Computer Science from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow. His main research interest includes Wireless Sensor Mining, Network Security, and IoT. He has a specialization in Intrusion Detection System. He has around 8 years of teaching and research experiences, and contributed a number of research papers in several journals and conference proceedings of international reputes.

    Valentina Emilia Balas is currently Full Professor in the Department of Automatics and Applied Software at the Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania. She holds a Ph.D. in Applied Electronics and Telecommunications from Polytechnic University of Timisoara. Dr. Balas is author of more than 200 research papers in refereed journals and International Conferences. Her research interests are in Intelligent Systems, Fuzzy Control, Soft Computing, Smart Sensors, Information Fusion, Modeling and Simulation. She is the Editor-in Chief to International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP) and to International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering (IJCSysE), member in Editorial Board member of several national and international journals and is evaluator expert for national and international projects. She served as General Chair of the International Workshop Soft Computing and Applications in seven editions 2005-2016 held in Romania and Hungary. Dr. Balas participated in many international conferences as Organizer, Session Chair and member in International Program Committee. She is a member of EUSFLAT, ACM and a Senior Member IEEE, member in TC – Fuzzy Systems (IEEE CIS), member in TC - Emergent Technologies (IEEE CIS), member in TC – Soft Computing (IEEE SMCS). Dr. Balas was Vice-president (Awards) of IFSA International Fuzzy Systems Association Council (2013-2015) and is a Join Secretary of Joint Secretary of the Governing Council of Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM), - A Multidisciplinary Academic Body, India.

    Saravanan Krishnan is working as an Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering at College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai-25, Tamilnadu. He has done M.E Software Engineering and Ph.D in Computer Science engineering. His research interest includes Cloud Computing, Software Engineering, Internet of Things, Smart cities. He has published papers in 14 international conferences and 27 international journals. He has also written 14 book chapters and edited eight books with international publishers. He has done many consultancy works for Municipal Corporation and Smart City schemes. He is an active researcher and academician. Also, he is reviewer for many reputed journals in elsevier, IEEE etc. He is a member of ISTE, IEI, ISCA, ACM, etc.