[Bldg-sim] 'Smart Cities: Foundations and Principles': Call for Book Chapter Proposals

Ravi Srinivasan ravi.s.srinivasan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 17:42:46 PDT 2015

Dear Colleague,

We would like to cordially invite you to contribute a book chapter to a
forthcoming book entitled "*Smart Cities: Foundations and Principles*"
which will be published by Wiley (https://smartcitiesbook.wordpress.com/).

Motivated by growing global needs to create more comfortable urban spaces
as world urbanization continues to grow as the global population is
expected to double by 2050, Smart Cities are emerging as a priority for
research and development across the world. Smart cities open up significant
opportunities in several areas, such as economic growth, health, wellness,
energy efficiency, and transportation, to promote the sustainable
development of cities. However, smart cities pose many research challenges
spanning multiple disciplines. Fundamental research is needed to achieve
effective integration of networked computing systems, physical devices,
data sources, and infrastructure to have a major impact on quality of life
within the city.
We are pleased to announce a peer-reviewed book on smart cities
particularly to understand the foundations and principles spanning multiple
disciplines for addressing the challenges posted by this emerging concept,
and promote collaborations among engineers, social scientists, and
educators, for the development of smart cities.

*Call for Chapters *
Chapter Proposal Submission by September 15, 2015.

*Submission Procedure: *
Please email your abstract (max. 500 words) by September 15, 2015 to
smartcities.wiley at gmail.com and indicate the specific chapter where your
work best fits or propose your own topic relevant to smart cities.

The list of chapters is available at:
https://smartcitiesbook.wordpress.com/chapters/. Any other topics relevant
to smart cities are welcome too.

Please provide the following points in your proposals/abstracts:
1. Title of the contribution,
2. Title of the chapter (of the tentative TOC) if the contribution refers
to one of them,
3. Name of author, co-authors, institution, email-address,
4. Content/mission of the proposed article.

Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by the given deadline about
the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.

*Full Book Chapter: *
Complete chapters are required to be submitted to
smartcities.wiley at gmail.com. Author could use LaTex or any word processing
tools (MS Word, OpenDocument, etc.) while preparing the chapters. A book
chapter is required to be 18 to 25 pages (8,000 to 10,000 words).

Please provide the following points in your contribution:
1. Chapter title
2. Author information (of all authors: title, first name, last name,
organization, address, city, zip code, country, email address)
3. Abstract
4. 5-10 keywords
5. Text body
6. Bibliography

*Important Dates:*
Author Confirmation and Abstract Submission: September 15, 2015
Abstract Review and Suggestions Returned: September 30, 2015
Full Chapter Submission by: December 31, 2015
Full Chapter Review and Suggestions Returned: March 1, 2016
Final Chapter Submission: May 1, 2016
Anticipated Publication Date: July 1, 2016
*Editors: *
Houbing Song, West Virginia University, USA (Houbing.Song at mail.wvu.edu)
Ravi Srinivasan, University of Florida, USA (sravi at ufl.edu)
Tamim Sookoor, G2, Inc., USA (tamim.sookoor at g2-inc.com)
Sabina Jeschke, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (
sabina.jeschke at ima-zlw-ifu.rwth-aachen.de)

Assistant Professor, Low / Net Zero Energy Buildings
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management <http://www.bcn.ufl.edu/>
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-5703 USA
ResearchGate <https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ravi_Srinivasan3> |
Built-Ecologist.com <http://built-ecologist.com/> | Smart Cities Book
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