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N. H. Motlagh et al., "Edge Computing: The Computing Infrastructure for the Smart Megacities of the Future," in Computer, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 54-64, Dec. 2022, doi: 10.1109/MC.2022.3203613.

Edge computing : the computing infrastructure for the smart megacities of the future

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Author: Motlagh, Naser Hossein1; Lovén, Lauri2,3; Cao, Jacky2,4;
Organizations: 1University of Helsinki
2University of Oulu
3TU Wien
4Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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Version: published version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2022
Publish Date: 2022-11-29


This article contributes a research vision for using edge computing to deliver the computing infrastructure for emerging smart megacities, with use cases, key requirements, and reflections on the state of the art. We also address edge server placements, a key challenge for edge computing adoption.

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Series: Computer
ISSN: 0018-9162
ISSN-E: 1558-0814
ISSN-L: 0018-9162
Volume: 55
Issue: 12
Pages: 54 - 64
DOI: 10.1109/mc.2022.3203613
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 113 Computer and information sciences
Funding: This work is supported by the Nokia Center for Advanced Research and the Academy of Finland under grants 335934, 345008, 339614, 319670, 325774, and 326305.
Academy of Finland Grant Number: 319670
Detailed Information: 319670 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
326305 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
Copyright information: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. For more information, see