Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

About Us

InterSCity is a collaborative research project  hosted by the National Science and Technology Institute (INCT) of the Future Internet for Smart Cities. The project encompasses 9 Brazilian institutions, as well as international partners and addresses, research challenges and initiatives in three fronts:

(1) Networking and High-Performance Distributed Computing, which focuses on the challenges brought by IoT, such as machine-to-machine communication and energy constraints, as well as on integration of mobile data with cloud and HPC infrastructures for big data processing;

(2) Software Engineering for the Future Internet, dealing with the challenges for the development of stable, scalable systems comprised of multiple highly interactive complex subsystems developed by independent parties;

(3) Analysis and Mathematical Modeling for the Future Internet and Smart Cities,  dedicated to the exploration of novel mechanisms to obtain the greatest benefit from the ever-growing amount of data generated in cities while dealing with signific and noise and missing data.

InterSCity aims at developing an integrated open-source platform containing all the major building blocks for the development of robust, integrated, sophisticated applications for the smart cities of the future.

Check out a more detailed overall description of the InterSCity project  (published in IEEE NoF’16).

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The InterSCity project is sponsored by the INCT of the Future Internet for Smart Cities funded by CNPq, proc. 465446/2014-0, Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – Brasil (CAPES) – Finance Code 001, and FAPESP, proc. 2014/50937-1 and 2015/24485-9.
The project is coordinated by Prof. Fabio Kon, from IME-USP.