International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Management | India | Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016

Role of Big Data and Analytics in Smart Cities

Sanjeev Kumar [32] | Anand Prakash [5]

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to study the real potential of using Big Data Analytics in Smart Cities. In this work, we studied cases across the globe where decision maker are using Big Data Analytics as a tool for making Smart City. The paper covers how Internet of Things, Machine to machine, Big Data and Smart Cities Linkages can help in doing predictive analytics which can be helpful to human wellbeing. This paper focused on two main areas Smart Grid and Traffic Congestion Management where Big Data Analytics can be useful for decision makers and city planner. The report includes various pilot project currently undergoing for making a city smarter along with benefits to human wellbeing. The report also considered various challenges that can be encountered while implementing Big Data solution in making Smart Cities

Keywords: Big Data, IoT, Smart City, Smart Grid, Traffic Congestion

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016,

Pages: 12 - 23

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