SPECIALIZATIONS, INSIGHTS, EXPERIMENTATIONS: DIGITAL CITIES: APPLICATIONS DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

Course Information
TitleΕΞΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΣΕΙΣ, ΕΜΒΑΘΥΝΣΕΙΣ, ΠΕΙΡΑΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΙ: ΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΨΗΦΙΑΚΩΝ ΠΟΛΕΩΝ / SPECIALIZATIONS, INSIGHTS, EXPERIMENTATIONS: DIGITAL CITIES: APPLICATIONS DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
Code08ET17
FacultyEngineering
SchoolArchitecture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000518

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Architecture

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600127966
Type of the Course
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Learning Outcomes
The main objective of the course is students to become acquainted with the logic and stages of design in creating applications for digital cities, as well as with web technologies used in the development of applications for digital cities.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
A series of initiatives concerning the design and development of smart cities such as the Smart Cities Movement and the Intelligent Communities in the US, and the European Digital Cities, Living Labs, Smart Cities and the Future Internet, Smart Cities and Communities Initiative etc. in Europe, have developed and assess applications for digital cities in the fields of governance, promotion of entrepreneurship, the environment, land use, public space etc. At the same time the rapid diffusion of the Internet has enabled the creation of a large number of digital applications for cities, marking out the example of intelligent cities into a dominant model of urban development in the 21st century. In the context of the above initiatives and guidelines, the course focuses on the design and development of digital city applications and includes (1) the presentation of examples of digital city applications, (2) the description of the architecture of digital applications, and (3) the presentation of basic web technologies and methodologies for new product design used in the development of applications for digital cities.
Keywords
Digital city; applications; software; new product design
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of web technologies for the development of digital application for smart and intelligent cities.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522.1
Laboratory Work602.4
Written assigments241.0
Study of current smart city applications140.6
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
"Short presentation" of an existing smart city application, "Final presentation" of the proposed application, developed by using web technologies (UXpin, Wordpress, HTML etc.) and "Working Paper" analysing the design and development of the proposed smart city application
Student Assessment methods
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Smart Cities Atlas [electronic resource] Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 75492534 Αριθμός τόμου: Έκδοση: /2017 Συγγραφείς: Eleonora Riva Sanseverino / Raffaella Riva Sanseverino / Valentina Vaccaro ISBN: 9783319473611 Τύπος: Ηλεκτρονικό Βιβλίο Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): HEAL-Link Springer ebooks 2. Κινητές Τεχνολογίες Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 50657185 Έκδοση: 1η/2015 Συγγραφείς: Δαμιανός Γαβαλάς, Βλάσης Κασαπάκης, Θωμάς Χατζηδημήτρης ISBN: 978-960-578-007-4 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΝΕΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΩΝ ΙΔΙΩΤΙΚΗ ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟΥΧΙΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ
Last Update
14-06-2019