Ivan Nunes Da Silva

University of Sao PauloBrazil

Ivan Nunes da Silva was born in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil, in 1967. He graduated in computer science and electrical engineering from the Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil, in 1991 and 1992, respectively. He received both his MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, in 1995 and 1997, respectively. Currently, he is an associate professor at the University of São Paulo (USP). His research interests are within the fields of power system and computational intelligence. He is also an associate editor of the International Journal on Power System Optimization and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems. He has published more than 400 papers in congress proceedings, international journals, and book chapters.

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What are smart cities? What are their purposes? What are the impacts resulting from their implementations? With these questions in mind, this book is compiled with the primary concern of answering readers with different profiles; from those interested in acquiring basic knowledge about the various topics surrounding the subject related to smart cities, to those who are more motivated by knowing the technical elements and the technological apparatus involving this theme. This book audience is multidisciplinary, as it will be confirmed by the various chapters addressed here. It explores different knowledge areas, such as electric power systems, signal processing, telecommunications, electronics, systems optimization, computational intelligence, real-time systems, renewable energy systems, and information systems.

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