Advances in Engineering Innovation

Advances in Engineering Innovation

Vol. 5, 21 March 2024

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AI for smart cities opportunities and promising directions

Hasan Jalo Delli * 1
1 University of South Florida

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Citation Hasan Jalo Delli. AI for smart cities opportunities and promising directions. AEI (2024) Vol. 5: 44-48. DOI: 10.54254/2977-3903/5/2024041.


The transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the realm of smart cities is an evolving landscape of innovation and challenges. This research undertook a comprehensive exploration of AI's impact, harnessing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Detailed analyses were performed on data from select smart cities globally, focusing on sectors such as energy, traffic, health services, and waste management. Additionally, perceptions and experiences of urban stakeholders were captured through interviews. The results solidified AI's tangible benefits in enhancing urban life quality, while also bringing forth concerns about data privacy, algorithmic biases, and socio-economic implications. The study concludes with a call for holistic AI frameworks, heightened public engagement, and interdisciplinary collaborations to ensure the ethical and sustainable evolution of AI-integrated smart cities.


Smart Cities, Artificial Intelligence, Data Privacy, Algorithmic Bias, Urban Development


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The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study will be available from the authors upon reasonable request.

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