BIG DATA FOR A SUSTAINABLE SMART CITY

by DR. REHANA KASSIM


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/28/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 114
ISBN : 9781543766875
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 114
ISBN : 9781543766868
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 114
ISBN : 9781543766851

About the Book

This book, Big Data for a Sustainable Smart City, is an overview of the role of big data in the sustainability of a smart city. The book looks at the future trends and challenges in the use of big data, with discussions on big data and its implementation contextually elaborated, touching on several subdomains of smart city, such as smart infrastructure, smart healthcare, and smart grid. As distributed ledger technology and blockchain have increasingly become part and parcel of big data, with potential role as alternative currency and authenticity instrument, the book also included discussions on distributed ledger technology. Highlights on social technology fusion as mooted by the concept of Society 5.0 is discussed as a continuation of technocentric IR 4.0 growth. The book concludes with hope and concern that society will be facing in tandem with its adoption.


About the Author

Dr Rehana Kassim is the founder of Rehanstat, a market research and data analytics company. She is a statistician by profession and the senior data scientist in the company. She graduated with a degree in mathematics majoring in applied statistics and subsequently did a postgraduate doctorate in knowledge management. She has extensive experience in market research and data management in various industries as well as the public sector. The introduction of big data analytics involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics has made the use of business intelligence more pronounced. It is with this wide spectrum of involvement with data that she was inspired to come up with this book.