EVALUATION OF SMART CITY APPLICATIONS IN TERMS OF ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOLUTION OF CONTEMPORARY URBANIZATION PROBLEMS


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Authors

  • Ahmet KAYAN Harran Üniversitesi İktisadi İdari Bilimler Fakültesi
  • Hülya KAHRAMAN USTA Harran Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51296/newera.134

Keywords:

Urban, urbanization, smart city

Abstract

After the Industrial Revolution, with the development of urbanization, the search for the solution of urban life and increasing urban problems began. Today, smart cities come to the fore in solving the problems of contemporary cities with high technology and digital infrastructure. The aim of this study, which is named as “Evaluation of smart city applications in terms of their contribution to the solution of contemporary urbanization problems”, is to determine how smart city applications will contribute to the solution of contemporary urban problems. Within the scope of the study, the concepts of city, urbanization, unplanned urbanization, smart city are explained. Then, in terms of the contribution of smart city applications to the solution of contemporary urbanization problems, smart city, smart city components, smart city applications and examples of smart city applications, which are considered pioneers in this regard, are stated. In the study, it was concluded that smart cities would be beneficial in solving urban problems, but a correct planning should be done in order to get optimum benefit from the applications. It is seen that the adoption and use of smart city applications by citizens will reduce many environmental problems, save energy and provide a safe and comfortable life

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Published

2021-10-15

How to Cite

KAYAN, A., & KAHRAMAN USTA, H. (2021). EVALUATION OF SMART CITY APPLICATIONS IN TERMS OF ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOLUTION OF CONTEMPORARY URBANIZATION PROBLEMS. NEW ERA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY SOCIAL RESEARCHES, 6(11), 10–32. https://doi.org/10.51296/newera.134