Department of Information Science
Düsseldorf, Germany


The Development of Information Society in Japan: A Case Study of 21 Metropolitan Areas


Informational City is the prototypical city of the 21st century with several distinct characteristics (e.g., knowledge and information flows, creativity, digitization, livability).What exactly are Informational Cities and what is the state of their development? In this paper the different building blocks of an Informational City will be discussed in more detail and in context of the Japanese Information Society.

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