Sustainable Cities and Society

(The median citation count of Sustainable Cities and Society is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Revisiting the role of renewable and non-renewable energy consumption on Turkey’s ecological footprint: Evidence from Quantile ARDL approach566
The efficacy of social distance and ventilation effectiveness in preventing COVID-19 transmission438
Linking urbanization, human capital, and the ecological footprint in G7 countries: An empirical analysis402
Antivirus-built environment: Lessons learned from Covid-19 pandemic388
Does urbanization redefine the environmental Kuznets curve? An empirical analysis of 134 Countries336
Does financial inclusion, renewable and non-renewable energy utilization accelerate ecological footprints and economic growth? Fresh evidence from 15 highest emitting countries300
Fighting against COVID-19: A novel deep learning model based on YOLO-v2 with ResNet-50 for medical face mask detection288
Deep learning and medical image processing for coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: A survey288
Modelling the dynamic linkages between eco-innovation, urbanization, economic growth and ecological footprints for G7 countries: Does financial globalization matter?288
Convergence of blockchain and artificial intelligence in IoT network for the sustainable smart city287
Enabling technologies and sustainable smart cities275
SSDMNV2: A real time DNN-based face mask detection system using single shot multibox detector and MobileNetV2263
A review on renewable energy and electricity requirement forecasting models for smart grid and buildings247
COVID-19 cases prediction by using hybrid machine learning and beetle antennae search approach230
The impact of energy efficiency on carbon emissions: Evidence from the transportation sector in Chinese 30 provinces222
Examining the association between socio-demographic composition and COVID-19 fatalities in the European region using spatial regression approach208
Blockchain for smart cities: A review of architectures, integration trends and future research directions204
Multi-scenario simulation of urban land change in Shanghai by random forest and CA-Markov model200
The impact of environmental regulations on urban Green innovation efficiency: The case of Xi'an197
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on travel behavior in Istanbul: A panel data analysis194
Urbanization, land use change, and carbon emissions: Quantitative assessments for city-level carbon emissions in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region194
Inundation risk assessment of metro system using AHP and TFN-AHP in Shenzhen192
Temporary reduction in fine particulate matter due to ‘anthropogenic emissions switch-off’ during COVID-19 lockdown in Indian cities187
A new distributed architecture for evaluating AI-based security systems at the edge: Network TON_IoT datasets185
Low impact development techniques to mitigate the impacts of climate-change-induced urban floods: Current trends, issues and challenges182
Exploring the impact of urbanization on urban building carbon emissions in China: Evidence from a provincial panel data model175
A deep learning-based social distance monitoring framework for COVID-19175
The policy outcomes of low-carbon city construction on urban green development: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment conducted in China173
Smart buildings features and key performance indicators: A review172
COVID-19, internet, and mobility: The rise of telework, telehealth, e-learning, and e-shopping159
Indoor air quality improvement in COVID-19 pandemic: Review158
Understanding land surface temperature impact factors based on local climate zones155
Security and the smart city: A systematic review155
Data mining and machine learning methods for sustainable smart cities traffic classification: A survey150
Prediction of energy consumption in hotel buildings via support vector machines149
Coupling coordination evaluation and sustainable development pattern of geo-ecological environment and urbanization in Chongqing municipality, China143
Urban building energy modeling (UBEM) tools: A state-of-the-art review of bottom-up physics-based approaches141
A geographically weighted regression model augmented by Geodetector analysis and principal component analysis for the spatial distribution of PM2.5140
Sociodemographic determinants of COVID-19 incidence rates in Oman: Geospatial modelling using multiscale geographically weighted regression (MGWR)137
Influence of urban morphological characteristics on thermal environment136
Relationships among local-scale urban morphology, urban ventilation, urban heat island and outdoor thermal comfort under sea breeze influence135
Prediction and optimization of energy consumption in an office building using artificial neural network and a genetic algorithm134
A deep learning-based IoT-oriented infrastructure for secure smart City134
Cyber security in smart cities: A review of deep learning-based applications and case studies130
Can smart city construction facilitate green total factor productivity? A quasi-natural experiment based on China’s pilot smart city130
Energy management in microgrids including smart homes: A multi-objective approach129
Low-carbon development quality of cities in China: Evaluation and obstacle analysis127
An integrated fire detection system using IoT and image processing technique for smart cities126
Multi-scenario simulation and ecological risk analysis of land use based on the PLUS model: A case study of Nanjing126
Multi-objective optimization of grid-connected PV-wind hybrid system considering reliability, cost, and environmental aspects125
Blockchain technology, improvement suggestions, security challenges on smart grid and its application in healthcare for sustainable development124
Optimum unit sizing of hybrid renewable energy system utilizing harmony search, Jaya and particle swarm optimization algorithms123
Monitoring the effect of urban development on urban heat island based on remote sensing and geo-spatial approach in Kolkata and adjacent areas, India119
Fog computing for sustainable smart cities in the IoT era: Caching techniques and enabling technologies - an overview119
Energy management using non-intrusive load monitoring techniques – State-of-the-art and future research directions118
Optimisation of solar/wind/bio-generator/diesel/battery based microgrids for rural areas: A PSO-GWO approach116
Human mobility behavior in COVID-19: A systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis115
Automated cognitive health assessment in smart homes using machine learning113
Urban ecological security assessment and forecasting using integrated DEMATEL-ANP and CA-Markov models: A case study on Kolkata Metropolitan Area, India113
Surface urban heat island intensity in five major cities of Bangladesh: Patterns, drivers and trends113
Implementation of solar energy in smart cities using an integration of artificial neural network, photovoltaic system and classical Delphi methods113
Scalable machine learning-based intrusion detection system for IoT-enabled smart cities112
Data-driven dynamic clustering framework for mitigating the adverse economic impact of Covid-19 lockdown practices111
Adaptive-predictive control strategy for HVAC systems in smart buildings – A review111
Understanding the impact of environmental regulations on green technology innovation efficiency in the construction industry111
Impact of urban morphology and landscape characteristics on spatiotemporal heterogeneity of land surface temperature111
A framework for addressing urban heat challenges and associated adaptive behavior by the public and the issue of willingness to pay for heat resilient infrastructure in Chongqing, China109
Urban heat island mitigation by green infrastructure in European Functional Urban Areas108
Landfill location selection for healthcare waste of urban areas using hybrid BWM-grey MARCOS model based on GIS108
An overview of machine learning applications for smart buildings107
Investigating changes in noise pollution due to the COVID-19 lockdown: The case of Dublin, Ireland106
Towards the sustainable development of smart cities through mass video surveillance: A response to the COVID-19 pandemic105
Assessment of coordinated development between social economy and ecological environment: Case study of resource-based cities in Northeastern China105
Secure and resilient demand side management engine using machine learning for IoT-enabled smart grid105
Spatial spillover effect of green innovation on economic development quality in China: Evidence from a panel data of 270 prefecture-level and above cities105
Spatial structure and carbon emission of urban agglomerations: Spatiotemporal characteristics and driving forces104
Evaluating the performances of several artificial intelligence methods in forecasting daily streamflow time series for sustainable water resources management104
The role of built and social environmental factors in Covid-19 transmission: A look at America’s capital city101
Prediction of seasonal urban thermal field variance index using machine learning algorithms in Cumilla, Bangladesh99
The influence of urban form on surface urban heat island and its planning implications: Evidence from 1288 urban clusters in China98
Study on importance, procedure, and scope of outdoor thermal comfort –A review98
Are high-density districts more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic?98
Study on city digital twin technologies for sustainable smart city design: A review and bibliometric analysis of geographic information system and building information modeling integration97
Exploring spatiotemporal effects of the driving factors on COVID-19 incidences in the contiguous United States96
Presence and mobility of the population during the first wave of Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown in Italy96
Self-scheduling model for home energy management systems considering the end-users discomfort index within price-based demand response programs96
Coupling coordination degree for urbanization city-industry integration level: Sichuan case95
Impact of urban heat island mitigation measures on microclimate and pedestrian comfort in a dense urban district of Lebanon95
Public participation and city sustainability: Evidence from Urban Garbage Classification in China95
A home energy management system with an integrated smart thermostat for demand response in smart grids95
Energy demands of buildings in the framework of climate change: An investigation across Europe95
Digitalization and carbon emissions: How does digital city construction affect china's carbon emission reduction?94
Federated learning enabled digital twins for smart cities: Concepts, recent advances, and future directions94
RETRACTED: Robust optimization of renewable-based multi-energy micro-grid integrated with flexible energy conversion and storage devices93
A deep learning approach for prediction of air quality index in a metropolitan city93
Different charging infrastructures along with smart charging strategies for electric vehicles92
COVID-19 recovery for the Nigerian construction sites: The role of the fourth industrial revolution technologies92
Providing secure and reliable communication for next generation networks in smart cities91
Globalization, electricity consumption and ecological footprint: An autoregressive distributive lag (ARDL) approach91
Sizing renewable energy systems with energy storage systems in microgrids for maximum cost-efficient utilization of renewable energy resources91
Towards circular cities—Conceptualizing core aspects90
Using the internet of things in smart energy systems and networks90
Congestion prediction for smart sustainable cities using IoT and machine learning approaches90
Assessment of urban flood vulnerability using the social-ecological-technological systems framework in six US cities89
Built environment and early infection of COVID-19 in urban districts: A case study of Huangzhou88
A survey on hyperparameters optimization algorithms of forecasting models in smart grid87
Modeling air quality prediction using a deep learning approach: Method optimization and evaluation86
Exploring the causal relationship between urbanization and air pollution: Evidence from China86
Smart energy systems: A critical review on design and operation optimization86
Smartening sustainable development in cities: Strengthening the theoretical linkage between smart cities and SDGs86
Shared mobility in post-COVID era: New challenges and opportunities85
Assessing the contribution of urban green spaces in green infrastructure strategy planning for urban ecosystem conditions and services85
Night-time light data based decoupling relationship analysis between economic growth and carbon emission in 289 Chinese cities85
Mitigating COVID-19 infection disease transmission in indoor environment using physical barriers85
Smart campus—A sketch84
IoTBoT-IDS: A novel statistical learning-enabled botnet detection framework for protecting networks of smart cities83
E-scooters and sustainability: Investigating the relationship between the density of E-scooter trips and characteristics of sustainable urban development83
Socioeconomic drivers of urban heat island effect: Empirical evidence from major Chinese cities83
Thermal performance of the building envelope integrated with phase change material for thermal energy storage: an updated review.83
Predictions of electricity consumption in a campus building using occupant rates and weather elements with sensitivity analysis: Artificial neural network vs. linear regression82
Predicting future urban waterlogging-prone areas by coupling the maximum entropy and FLUS model81
Living environment matters: Unravelling the spatial clustering of COVID-19 hotspots in Kolkata megacity, India81
Are BRICS countries pollution havens? Evidence from a bootstrap ARDL bounds testing approach with a Fourier function80
Applications of ML/DL in the management of smart cities and societies based on new trends in information technologies: A systematic literature review80
A Risk-Averse Hybrid Approach for Optimal Participation of Power-to-Hydrogen Technology-Based Multi-Energy Microgrid in Multi-Energy Markets79
Comparison of environmental assessment methods when reusing building components: A case study79
Variations in outdoor thermal comfort in an urban park in the hot-summer and cold-winter region of China79
Development of integrated sustainability performance indicators for better management of smart cities79
Effective ventilation and air disinfection system for reducing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection risk in office buildings79
Identifying urban vitality in metropolitan areas of developing countries from a comparative perspective: Ho Chi Minh City versus Shanghai79
A location model for electric vehicle (EV) public charging stations based on drivers’ existing activities78
Planning utility infrastructure requirements for smart cities using the integration between BIM and GIS78
Zero emission neighbourhoods and positive energy districts – A state-of-the-art review78
Assessing and controlling infection risk with Wells-Riley model and spatial flow impact factor (SFIF)78
Spatial structure of urban agglomeration under the impact of high-speed railway construction: Based on the social network analysis78
Sustainability of compact cities: A review of Inter-Building Effect on building energy and solar energy use77
Synergistic cooling effects (SCEs) of urban green-blue spaces on local thermal environment: A case study in Chongqing, China77
Nonlinear and synergistic effects of TOD on urban vibrancy: Applying local explanations for gradient boosting decision tree77
Energy poverty indicators: A systematic literature review and comprehensive analysis of integrity76
Observing community resilience from space: Using nighttime lights to model economic disturbance and recovery pattern in natural disaster76
An intelligent ABC-based terminal sliding mode controller for load-frequency control of islanded micro-grids76
Urban Heat Island Studies with emphasis on urban pavements: A review76
Urban resilience: A vague or an evolutionary concept?75
Evaluating urban ecosystem resilience using the DPSIR framework and the ENA model: A case study of 35 cities in China75
Waste collection route optimisation model for linking cost saving and emission reduction to achieve sustainable development goals75
Urban Transportation Networks Resilience: Indicators, Disturbances, and Assessment Methods75
Are smart cities more ecologically efficient? Evidence from China75
Air quality during three covid-19 lockdown phases: AQI, PM2.5 and NO2 assessment in cities with more than 1 million inhabitants74
The Impact of Multiple Dimensions of Urbanization on CO2 Emissions: A Spatial and Threshold Analysis of Panel Data on China's Prefecture-Level Cities74
Economic-environmental analysis of combined heat and power-based reconfigurable microgrid integrated with multiple energy storage and demand response program74
Hybrid-cloud-based data processing for power system monitoring in smart grids74
A systematic methodology for mid-and-long term electric vehicle charging load forecasting: The case study of Shenzhen, China73
I-AREOR: An energy-balanced clustering protocol for implementing green IoT in smart cities73
What determines urban resilience against COVID-19: City size or governance capacity?73
What determines city’s resilience against epidemic outbreak: evidence from China’s COVID-19 experience72
Exploring the spatial heterogeneity of urban heat island effect and its relationship to block morphology with the geographically weighted regression model72
The maintenance of prefabricated green roofs for preserving cooling performance: A field measurement in the subtropical city of Hangzhou, China72
Integration of an energy management tool and digital twin for coordination and control of multi-vector smart energy systems72
Dockless bike-sharing as a feeder mode of metro commute? The role of the feeder-related built environment: Analytical framework and empirical evidence72
Multi-objective optimization design of green building envelopes and air conditioning systems for energy conservation and CO2 emission reduction71
Urban Heat Island intensity and buildings’ energy needs in Duran, Ecuador: Simulation studies and proposal of mitigation strategies71
Inundation risk assessment based on G-DEMATEL-AHP and its application to Zhengzhou flooding disaster71
Experimental study on the control effect of different ventilation systems on fine particles in a simulated hospital ward71
Using long short-term memory networks to predict energy consumption of air-conditioning systems71
Flexibility management model of home appliances to support DSO requests in smart grids70
A review of urban resilience literature70
Development of an IoT and BIM-based automated alert system for thermal comfort monitoring in buildings70
Research on the spatiotemporal evolution of land use landscape pattern in a county area based on CA-Markov model70
Multiscale analysis of the correlation patterns between the urban population and construction land in China69
Comparison of cooling effect between green space and water body69
How to optimize ecological compensation to alleviate environmental injustice in different cities in the Yellow River Basin? A case of integrating ecosystem service supply, demand and flow69
Exploring the coupling relationship between urbanization and energy eco-efficiency: A case study of 281 prefecture-level cities in China69
Towards a smart water city: A comprehensive review of applications, data requirements, and communication technologies for integrated management68
A Lag-FLSTM deep learning network based on Bayesian Optimization for multi-sequential-variant PM2.5 prediction68
Trustworthy and sustainable smart city services at the edge68
A sustainable IoHT based computationally intelligent healthcare monitoring system for lung cancer risk detection68
Urban ventilation and its potential for local warming mitigation: A field experiment in an open low-rise gridiron precinct68
Assessment of climate change mitigation policies in 315 cities in the Covenant of Mayors initiative68
The effect of urban air pollutants in Germany: eco-efficiency analysis through fractional regression models applied after DEA and SFA efficiency predictions68
Increasing green infrastructure-based ecological resilience in urban systems: A perspective from locating ecological and disturbance sources in a resource-based city68
Surface and satellite observations of air pollution in India during COVID-19 lockdown: Implication to air quality68
Smart healthcare and quality of service in IoT using grey filter convolutional based cyber physical system68
Effect of zoning plans on urban land-use change: A multi-scenario simulation for supporting sustainable urban growth68
Investigation of airborne particle exposure in an office with mixing and displacement ventilation68
Sustainable cities and communities assessment using the DARIA-TOPSIS method67
How do urban haze pollution and economic development affect each other? Empirical evidence from 287 Chinese cities during 2000–201667
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) prevention and treatment methods and effective parameters: A systematic literature review67
Building information modelling, lean and sustainability: An integration framework to promote performance improvements in the construction industry67
A hover view over effectual approaches on pandemic management for sustainable cities – The endowment of prospective technologies with revitalization strategies67
Multi-objective IGDT-based scheduling of low-carbon multi-energy microgrids integrated with hydrogen refueling stations and electric vehicle parking lots67
Multi-objective optimization and the effect of the economic factors on the design of the microgrid hybrid system67
Sustainable energy planning for cost minimization of autonomous hybrid microgrid using combined multi-objective optimization algorithm66
Impact of small-scale tree planting patterns on outdoor cooling and thermal comfort66
Stochastic scheduling of a renewable-based microgrid in the presence of electric vehicles using modified harmony search algorithm with control policies66
A novel and secure attacks detection framework for smart cities industrial internet of things66
The evaluation and obstacle analysis of urban resilience from the multidimensional perspective in Chinese cities66
Smart City Dimensions and Associated Risks: Review of literature66
An integrated approach towards spatial identification of restored and conserved priority areas of ecological network for implementation planning in metropolitan region66
Techno-economic optimisation of stand-alone hybrid renewable energy systems for concurrently meeting electric and heating demand66
Influencing factors and their influencing mechanisms on urban resilience in China65
Machine learning for geographically differentiated climate change mitigation in urban areas65
Assessment of sustainable urban development based on a hybrid decision-making approach: Group fuzzy BWM, AHP, and TOPSIS–GIS65
Cyber-physical-social interdependencies and organizational resilience: A review of water, transportation, and cyber infrastructure systems and processes65
Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads65
Morphological and functional polycentric structure assessment of megacity: An integrated approach with spatial distribution and interaction65
Assessing spatiotemporal characteristics of urban heat islands from the perspective of an urban expansion and green infrastructure64
Relationship between eye-level greenness and cycling frequency around metro stations in Shenzhen, China: A big data approach64
Sustainable last mile delivery on e-commerce market in cities from the perspective of various stakeholders. Literature review64
Improvement of thermal inertia effect in buildings using shape stabilized PCM wallboard based on the enthalpy-temperature function64
CFD modeling of airborne pathogen transmission of COVID-19 in confined spaces under different ventilation strategies64
Demand side management through load shifting in IoT based HEMS: Overview, challenges and opportunities64
Effective task scheduling algorithm with deep learning for Internet of Health Things (IoHT) in sustainable smart cities64
Forecasting land-use changes in Mashhad Metropolitan area using Cellular Automata and Markov chain model for 2016-203064
Evaluation of urban heat islands using local climate zones and the influence of sea-land breeze63
Challenges and opportunities for integrating BIM and LCA: Methodological choices and framework development63
Building back better: The COVID-19 pandemic and transport policy implications for a developing megacity63
Comparative assessment of social sustainability performance: Integrated data-driven weighting system and CoCoSo model62
BioAider: An efficient tool for viral genome analysis and its application in tracing SARS-CoV-2 transmission62
Evaluation of coupling coordination degree and convergence behaviour of local development: A spatiotemporal analysis of all Polish municipalities over the period 2003–201962
Strategies and scenarios to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission in the urban, rural and sustainable neighbourhoods61
Smart city projects against COVID-19: Quantitative evidence from China61
Association of built environment attributes with the spread of COVID-19 at its initial stage in China61
Towards people-centric smart city development: Investigating the citizens’ preferences and perceptions about smart-city services in Taiwan61
Surveys on the reliability impacts of power system cyber–physical layers61
Driving force analysis of carbon emissions in China’s building industry: 2000–201560
Prediction and evaluation of greenhouse gas emissions for sustainable road transport within Europe60
Global and local associations between urban greenery and travel propensity of older adults in Hong Kong60
The effect of urban shading and canyon geometry on outdoor thermal comfort in hot climates: A case study of Ahvaz, Iran60
High public appreciation for the cultural ecosystem services of urban and peri‑urban forests during the COVID-19 pandemic60
Fuzzy Power Heronian function based CoCoSo method for the advantage prioritization of autonomous vehicles in real-time traffic management60
Spatiotemporal assessment of extreme heat risk for high-density cities: A case study of Hong Kong from 2006 to 201659
Understanding policy and technology responses in mitigating urban heat islands: A literature review and directions for future research59
A systematic review of the health co-benefits of urban climate change adaptation59
Social distance monitoring framework using deep learning architecture to control infection transmission of COVID-19 pandemic59
Decentralized accessibility of e-commerce products through blockchain technology59
Evaluation of city sustainability using multi-criteria decision-making considering interaction among criteria in Liaoning province China59
An observation of the impact of CoViD-19 recommendation measures monitored through urban noise levels in central Stockholm, Sweden58
Multidirectional Relationship between Energy Resources, Climate Changes and Sustainable Development: Technoeconomic Analysis58
Energy management of community energy storage in grid-connected microgrid under uncertain real-time prices58
Examining the spatial and temporal relationship between social vulnerability and stay-at-home behaviors in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic58
Explainable heat-related mortality with random forest and SHapley Additive exPlanations (SHAP) models58
Comparing the territorial performances of renewable energy sources' plants with an integrated ecosystem services loss assessment: A case study from the Basilicata region (Italy)58
Understanding future urban growth, urban resilience and sustainable development of small cities using prediction-adaptation-resilience (PAR) approach58
Paths and strategies for sustainable urban renewal at the neighbourhood level: A framework for decision-making58
A bi-level market-clearing for coordinated regional-local multi-carrier systems in presence of energy storage technologies58
Beyond nearly zero energy urban design: A holistic microclimatic energy and environmental quality evaluation workflow57
Analyses of land surface temperature (LST) variability among local climate zones (LCZs) comparing Landsat-8 and ENVI-met model data57
Integration of IoT based routing process for food supply chain management in sustainable smart cities57
Investigation of a green energy storage system based on liquid air energy storage (LAES) and high-temperature concentrated solar power (CSP): Energy, exergy, economic, and environmental (4E) assessmen57
Urban experiments with public transport for low carbon mobility transitions in cities: A systematic literature review (1990–2020)56