“Smarter cities of the 21st century and the need for innovative mobility solutions”, George Dimitrakopoulos, Department of Informatics and Telematics, Harokopion University
15:30 – 17:00 / Session 10 / Room4
The presentation will first cover basic definitions with respect to “Smart Cities”, as well as Smart City Operations” offered to citizens and visitors. What will follow is a detailed description of the problems in large cities related to mobility, as well as some innovative mobility concepts that aim at confronting those problems (telematics in transportation) and/or reducing their implications to life quality. The presentation will then discuss on the basics of Intelligent Transport Systems and how they can be of use inside large cities. Specific case studies will be presented, namely (1) dynamic ride sharing (car pooling), (2) global warning system, (3) Reconfigurable driving styles and (4) autonomous parking management.