Introduction.- Definitions, Features, Differences in similar domains. Intelligent UAV Applications.- Enabling Technologies in UAV-based smart cities.- Smart UAV-based Services.- Smart UAV network Architectures.- Performability Models and Pricing.- Resource Management.- Traffic Modeling.- Open Research Challenges.- Conclusion.
Fadi Al-Turjman received his Ph.D. in computer science from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in 2011. He is a professor at Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus. Prof. Al-Turjman is a leading authority in the areas of smart/cognitive, wireless, and mobile networks' architectures, protocols, deployments, and performance evaluation. His publication history spans over 250 publications in journals, conferences, patents, books, and book chapters, in addition to numerous keynotes and plenary talks at flagship venues. He has authored/edited more than 25 books about cognition, security, and wireless sensor networks' deployments in smart environments, published by Taylor & Francis and Springer. He has received several recognitions and best papers' awards at top international conferences. He also received the prestigious Best Research Paper Award from Elsevier Computer Communications Journal for the period 2015-2018, in addition to the Top Researcher Award for 2018 at Antalya Bilim University, Turkey. Professor Al-Turjman has led a number of international symposia and workshops in flagship communication society conferences. Currently, he serves as the lead guest editor for several well reputed journals, including the Elsevier Computer Communications (COMCOM), Sustainable Cities & Societies (SCS), IET Wireless Sensor Systems, and the Springer EURASIP and MONET journals.