Date Added: Sep 2011
With the majority of the population living in urban environments today, the concept of Smart Cities has become an urgent necessity. It refers to an urban transformation which, using latest ICT technologies, makes cities more efficient. Composed of a growing Internet of networks, such as the one connecting humans via cellular systems, computers via broadband connections, or objects and sensors via low-cost data links, the greatest challenge today is to meaningfully manage such systems. Given that these systems will greatly impact human lives, issues related to privacy and security have come into limelight.