Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

The Future Internet will integrate large-scale systems constructed from the composition of thousands of distributed services, while interacting directly with the physical world via sensors and actuators, which compose the Internet of Things.

Recent Publications

Toward Smart and Sustainable Cities.

Communications of the ACM, November 2020, Vol. 63 No. 11, Pages 51-52. Fabio Kon, Kelly Braghetto, Eduardo F. Z. Santana, Roberto Speicys, Jorge Guerra Guerra , 2020.

Classification and evaluation of IoT brokers: A methodology.

International Journal of Network Management, e2115. Eddas Bertrand‐Martinez, Phelipe Dias Feio, Vagner de Brito Nascimento, Fabio Kon and Antônio Abelém, 2020.

Evaluating CRoS-NDN: a comparative performance analysis of a controller-based routing scheme for named-data networking.

Journal of Internet Services and Applications, november. João Vitor Torres, Igor Drummond Alvarenga, Raouf Boutaba and Otto Carlos Muniz Bandeira Duarte, 2019.

Comparing bicycling and pedestrian mobility: Patterns of non-motorized human mobility in Greater Boston.

Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 80, October. Christian Bongiorno, Daniele Santucci, Fabio Kon, Paolo Santi, and Carlo Ratti, 2019.

Exploiting Vehicular Social Networks and Dynamic Clustering to Enhance Urban Mobility Management.

Sensors 2019. Ademar Takeo Akabane, Roger Immich, Richard Wenner Pazzi, Edmundo Roberto Mauro Madeira and Leandro Aparecido Villas, 2019.

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InterSCity members are awarded on SBRC 2020 Simposium

 Certificate Best Paper Award

InterSCity had a strong presence in the 2020 edition of SBRC (Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos)! Among the various excellent papers presented, the group received several awards:

Best paper in CoUrb workshop for the paper “Visualizing the structure of urban mobility with bundling: A case study of the city of São Paulo“, by Tallys Martins (IME-USP), Fabio Kon (IME-USP), Nelson Lago (IME-USP),

InterSCity project webinar – first day

On 06/12, we had the first InterSCity project webinar, open to the general public. The presentation slides and videos are available!

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Recent press

Platform calculates gas emission data in public transport

Roberto Speicys explains that the Trancity platform is able to measure data involving gas emissions, besides calculating circulation values ​​and average speed.

Full article (in portuguese): https://jornal.usp.br/universidade/plataforma-calcula-dados-de-emissao-de-gases-no-transporte-publico/

System created by USP researchers shows there are fewer accidents where there is monitoring by radar

Tool was created and awarded during a marathon organized by the São Paulo City Hall wich seeks solutions to improve road safety.

To read the full article click here (in portuguese)

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InterSCity Platform.

A microservice-based, open-source smart city platform that aims at supporting collaborative, novel smart city research, development, and deployment initiatives.

InterSCSimulator – A Smart City Simulator.

An open-source, extensible, large-scale Traffic Simulator for Smart Cities, extensible to other Smart City domains.


A middleware for large-scale, low-latency processing of mobile data streams with support for mobile-mobile cooperation, context awareness, connection balancing, and cloud integration.

Network Infrastructure and Security.

An interconnected network based on NFV to research aspects of network security in order to address the challenges posed by IoT technologies.

Internet of Trees.

This project aims at developing sensor prototypes for monitoring the environment using free-design hardware and open source software. The project includes a base station and a sensor station including these sensors: LDR, DHT22, Soil Moisture, sap-flow, and leaf temperature.

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