Entrepreneurial oriented discussions in smart cities: Perspectives driven from systematic use of social network services data

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The concept of the “smart city” has become popular in scientific literature and international policies in the past two decades. Smart cities are known as a system of physical infrastructure, the ICT infrastructure and the social infrastructure exchanging information that flow between its many different subsystems. The “smart cities” concept has been introduced with various dimensions among those, the embedded ICT infrastructure in smart cities is playing a decisive role among the functions of the system. One of the important derivatives of ICT is the new communication mediums known as Social Network Services (SNSs) which is emerging and introducing additional functionalities to “smart cities”. This paper seeks to advance the understanding of SNSs in smart cities for evaluating the effects on the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. This agenda has been tackled by a rigorous methodological approach in order to capture and evaluate the presence of entrepreneurial oriented discussion in a popular SNSs medium (Twitter).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Workshop on Software-Intensive Business
Subtitle of host publicationStart-Ups, Ecosystems and Platforms, SiBW
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event1st International Workshop on Software-Intensive Business: Start-Ups, Ecosystems and Platforms, SiBW 2018 - Espoo, Finland
Duration: 3 Dec 2018 → …

Publication series

SeriesCEUR Workshop Proceedings


Conference1st International Workshop on Software-Intensive Business
Period3/12/18 → …


  • Content analysis
  • Smart cities
  • Social network services
  • Start-ups

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