Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools and Use Cases

Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools and Use Cases

1st Edition - August 21, 2018

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  • Editors: Pethuru Raj, Ganesh Chandra Deka
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128138526
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128138847

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Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools and Use Cases, Volume 111, the latest release in the Advances in Computers series published since 1960, presents detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design and applications. In addition, it provides contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. This volume has 8 Chapters that discuss the various aspects of Blockchain technology.

Key Features

  • Provides in-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology, with this release focusing on blockchain
  • Presents well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Contains extensive bibliographies with most chapters
  • Includes volumes that are devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science


Researchers in high performance computer areas, hardware manufacturers, educational programs in physics and scientific computation and in computer science

Table of Contents

  • 1. Blockchain Technology Use Cases in Healthcare
    Peng Zhang, Douglas C. Schmidt, Jules White and Gunther Lenz
    2. Blockchain for a Trust Network Among Intelligent Vehicles
    Shiho Kim
    3. Blockchain Technology: Supply Chain Insights from ERP
    Arnab Banerjee
    4. Applications of Blockchain in the Financial Sector and a Peer-to-Peer Global Barter Web
    Kazuki Ikeda and Md-Nafiz Hamid
    5. Blockchain for Business: Next-Generation Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Systems
    Melanie Swan
    6. The Use of Blockchains: Application-Driven Analysis of Applicability
    Bruno Rodrigues, Thomas Bocek and Burkhard Stiller
    7. Security and Privacy of Blockchain and Quantum Computation
    Kazuki Ikeda
    8. Privacy Requirements in Cybersecurity Applications of Blockchain
    Louise Axon, Michael Goldsmith and Sadie Creese

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: August 21, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128138526
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128138847

About the Serial Volume Editors

Pethuru Raj

Pethuru Raj
Pethuru Raj PhD has been working as a chief architect and vice president of site reliability engineering (SRE) division of Reliance Jio Infocomm. Ltd. Bangalore. Previously he worked as a cloud infrastructure architect in the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE), Bangalore. He worked as a TOGAF-certified enterprise architecture (EA) consultant in Wipro Consulting Services (WCS) Division and as a lead architect in the corporate research (CR) division of Robert Bosch, India. He has gained more than 18 years of IT industry experience. He finished the CSIR-sponsored PhD degree in Anna University, Chennai and continued the UGC-sponsored postdoctoral research in the department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Thereafter, he was granted a couple of international research fellowships (JSPS and JST) to work as a research scientist for 3.5 years in two leading Japanese universities. He has authored and edited 18 books thus far and he focuses on some of the emerging technologies such as Containerized Clouds; Big, Fast, and Streaming Data Analytics; Microservices architecture (MSA); Machine and Deep Learning Algorithms; Blockchain Technology; The Internet of Things; and Edge Computing. He has published more than 30 research papers in peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE, ACM, Springer-Verlag, Inderscience, etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Architect and Vice President, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Division Reliance Jio Infocomm. Ltd. (RJIL), Bangalore, India

Ganesh Chandra Deka

Ganesh Chandra Deka
Ganesh Chandra Deka is currently Deputy Director (Training) at Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, New Delhi-110001, India. His research interests include e-Governance, Big Data Analytics, NoSQL Databases and Vocational Education and Training. He has 2 books on Cloud Computing published by LAP Lambert, Germany. He is the Co-author for 4 text books on Fundamentals of Computer Science (3 books published by Moni Manik Prakashan, Guwahati, Assam, India and 1 IGI Global, USA). As of now he has edited 14 books (6 IGI Global, USA, 5 CRC Press, USA, 2 Elsevier & 1 Springer) on Big data, NoSQL and Cloud Computing and authored 10 Book Chapters. He has published around 47 research papers in various IEEE conferences. He has organized 08 IEEE International Conferences as Technical Chair in India. He is the Member of the editorial board and reviewer for various Journals and International conferences. Member of IEEE, the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India and Associate Member, the Institution of Engineers, India

Affiliations and Expertise

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, New Delhi, India

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