Special Issue "Smart Cities Research in Enabling Technologies and Tools"

A special issue of Journal of Risk and Financial Management (ISSN 1911-8074). This special issue belongs to the section "Financial Technology and Innovation".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Stephen Chan
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Guest Editor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University of Sharjah, UAE
Interests: Extreme Value Analysis and Distribution Theory in analysing financial commodities data and cryptocurrency data, and Financial Risk models
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Dr. Yuanyuan Zhang
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School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: multivariate and extreme value analysis; big data sets; cryptocurrencies
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Dr. Jeffrey Chu
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Guest Editor
Department of Statistics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 28903 Getafe, Madrid, Spain
Interests: statistics and distribution theory with financial applications; cryptocurrencies; blockchain and social networks
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Dr. Shou Hsing Shih
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Guest Editor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, P.O. Box 26666, UAE
Interests: time series analysis; regression analysis; distribution theories; and forecasting on environmental and economic applications

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Many countries around the world are starting to move towards the idea of ‘smart cities’ through the development of more sustainable and efficient living environments. The aim of this Special Issue is to provide a collection of papers from leading experts that contribute to the development and enhancement of the supporting technologies required for smart city applications. The topics covered in this Special Issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Data security
  • Mobile broadband and 5G
  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Logistics
  • Business models

Dr. Stephen Chan
Dr. Yuanyuan Zhang
Dr. Jeffrey Chu
Dr. Shou Hsing Shih
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Risk and Financial Management is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • Smart Cities 
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies 
  • Internet of Things (IoT) 
  • Mobile broadband and 5G 
  • Big Data and Analytics 
  • Machine Learning 
  • Cloud Computing

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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