Smart, Smarter, and Smartest City: The Method to Comparison of Cities

  • Michal JerabekEmail author
  • Jan Kubat
  • Vit Fabera
Conference paper
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)


The paper describes the use of DEA method for comparing cities with each other. The DEA description includes an illustrative example showing the differences between VRS, CRS, and FDH models. The paper also describes the software application that is developed for the purpose to compare the efficiency of municipalities.


Smart city DEA Data envelopment analysis Comparison of smart cities 



This work is done within the project “Application of nonparametric methods (DEA) to analyze and to compare the efficiency of municipalities” that is supported by TAČR (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic), program Eta (project code TL01000463).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Transportation SciencesCzech Technical University in PraguePragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.AMBIS a.s.PragueCzech Republic

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