Blockchain for Smart Cities

Blockchain for Smart Cities

1st Edition - August 25, 2021

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  • Editors: Saravanan Krishnan, Valentina Balas, Julie Golden, Y. Robinson, Raghvendra Kumar
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323859882
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128244463

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Focusing on different tools, platforms, and techniques, Blockchain and the Smart City: Infrastructure and Implementation uses case studies from around the world to examine blockchain deployment in diverse smart city applications. The book begins by examining the fundamental theories and concepts of blockchain. It looks at key smart cities’ domains such as banking, insurance, healthcare, and supply chain management. It examines Using case studies for each domain, the book looks at payment mechanisms, fog/edge computing, green computing, and algorithms and consensus mechanisms for smart cities implementation. It looks at tools such as Hyperledger, Etherium, Corda, IBM Blockchain, Hydrachain, as well as policies and regulatory standards, applications, solutions, and methodologies. While exploring future blockchain ecosystems for smart and sustainable city life, the book concludes with the research challenges and opportunities academics, researchers, and companies in implementing blockchain applications.

Key Features

  • Independently organized chapters for greater readability, adaptability, and flexibility
  • Examines numerous issues from multiple perspectives and academic and industry experts
  • Explores both advances and challenges of cutting-edge technologies
  • Coverage of security, trust, and privacy issues in smart cities

Readership

Smart city academic researchers, scholars and graduate students. City planners and policymakers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Smart cities with blockchain technology: a comprehensive survey
    2. Future of Sustainable Smart Cities: an insight
    3. Artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches for smart transportation in smart cities using blockchain architecture
    4. Blockchain architecture for intelligent water management system in smart cities
    5. Blockchain-based energy-efficient smart green city in IoT environments
    6. Applications of blockchain in smart cities: detecting fake documents from land records using blockchain technology
    7. Citizen e-governance using blockchain
    8. Cloud/edge computing for smart cities
    9. Waste management in smart cities using blockchaining technology
    10. Introduction to blockchain and distributed systemsdfundamental theories and concepts
    11. Blockchain for green smart cities
    12. A novel Blockchain-based Access Control Manager to Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
    13. Application of blockchain in automotive industry, waste management, and seed traceability
    14. Blockchain-based health care monitoring for privacy preservation of COVID-19 medical records
    15. A reliable blockchain and edgeecloud architecture for facilitating fault-tolerant IoT applications
    16. Applications of blockchain technology for smart cities in a nutshell
    17. Standards and Protocols of Blockchain

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: August 25, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323859882
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128244463

About the Editors

Saravanan Krishnan

Saravanan Krishnan
Dr. Saravanan Krishnan is working as a senior assistant professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Anna University, Regional Campus, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu. He has done M.E in Software Engineering and Ph.D in Computer Science engineering. His research interests include Cloud Computing, Software Engineering, Internet of Things, and Smart Cities. He has published research papers in 14 international conferences and 27 international journals. He has also written 9 book chapters and five books with international publishers. He has done consultancy work for Municipal Corporation and Smart City schemes. He is an active researcher and academician as well as a reviewer for many reputed journals at Elsevier.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Anna University Regional Campus in Chennai, Tirunelveli, India

Valentina Balas

Valentina Balas
Valentina Emilia Balas is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Automatics and Applied Software at the Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania. She holds a PhD cum Laude in Applied Electronics and Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Timisoara. Dr. Balas is the author of more than 350 research papers. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the 'International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms' and the 'International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering', an editorial board member for several other national and international publications, and an expert evaluator for national and international projects and PhD theses.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, Department of Automatics and Applied Software, Faculty of Engineering, "Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad, Arad, Romania

Julie Golden

Julie Golden
E.Golden Julie is currently working as a Senior Assistant Professor in the department of computer science and Engineering, Anna university, Regional campus, Tirunelveli. She has received Ph.D degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Anna University, Chennai in the year 2017. She has more than 13 years of experience in teaching and has published more than 35 papers in various International Journals and presented more than 20 papers in both national and International Conferences. She has written 10 book chapters by Springer, IGI global Publication. Her research area includes Wireless Sensor Ad-hoc Networks, Soft computing, block chain, fuzzy logic, neural network, soft computing techniques, clustering and IoT. She is also an active life time member in Indian Society of Technical Education.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of CSE, Regional campus, Anna University, Tirunelveli, India

Y. Robinson

Y. Robinson
Dr. Y. Harold Robinson is currently working in the School of Information Technology and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. He has received Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Anna University, Chennai in the year 2016. He is having more than 15 years of experience in teaching. He has published more than 100 papers in various International Journals and presented more than 45 papers in both national and International Conferences. He is acting as an editor for many research books. His research area includes Wireless Sensor Networks, Ad-hoc Networks ,Soft computing, blockchain, IoT and Image Processing.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, School of Informaiton Technology and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India

Raghvendra Kumar

Raghvendra Kumar
Dr. Raghvendra Kumar is working as Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department at GIET University, India. He received B. Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, India, and Postdoc Fellow from Institute of Information Technology, Virtual Reality and Multimedia, Vietnam. He has published a number of research papers in international journal and conferences. He also published 13 chapters in edited book published by IGI Global, Springer and Elsevier. His researches areas are Computer Networks, Data Mining, Cloud Computing and Secure Multiparty Computations, Theory of Computer Science and Design of Algorithms. He authored and edited 23 computer science books in field of IoT, Data Mining, and Biomedical Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha, India

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