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Handbook of Research on Blockchain Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128198162, 9780128204153

Handbook of Research on Blockchain Technology

1st Edition

Editors: Saravanan Krishnan Valentina Balas Julie Golden Y. Robinson S. Balaji Raghvendra Kumar
Paperback ISBN: 9780128198162
eBook ISBN: 9780128204153
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th February 2020
Page Count: 476
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Description

Handbook of Research on Blockchain Technology presents the latest information on the adaptation and implementation of Blockchain technologies in real world business, scientific, healthcare and biomedical applications. The book's editors present the rapid advancements in existing business models by applying Blockchain techniques. Novel architectural solutions in the deployment of Blockchain comprise the core aspects of this book. Several use cases with IoT, biomedical engineering, and smart cities are also incorporated. As Blockchain is a relatively new technology that exploits decentralized networks and is used in many sectors for reliable, cost-effective and rapid business transactions, this book is a welcomed addition on existing knowledge.

Financial services, retail, insurance, logistics, supply chain, public sectors and biomedical industries are now investing in Blockchain research and technologies for their business growth. Blockchain prevents double spending in financial transactions without the need of a trusted authority or central server. It is a decentralized ledger platform that facilitates verifiable transactions between parties in a secure and smart way.

Key Features

  • Presents the evolution of blockchain, from fundamental theories, to present forms
  • Explains the concepts of blockchain related to cloud/edge computing, smart healthcare, smart cities and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Provides complete coverage of the various tools, platforms and techniques used in blockchain
  • Explores smart contract tools and consensus algorithms
  • Covers a variety of applications with real world case studies in areas such as biomedical engineering, supply chain management, and tracking of goods and delivery

Readership

Computer/data scientists, biomedical engineers, researchers and software engineers in the areas of data analytics, neural networks, cloud, edge, IoT and smart computing

Table of Contents

1. Ethical Considerations and Issues of Blockchain Technology-Based Systems in War Zones: A Case Study Approach
2. Blockchain-Based Framework for Data Storage in Peer-to-Peer Scheme Using Interplanetary File System
3. Integration of Blockchain and Internet of Things
4. A Deep Dive Into Security and Privacy Issues of Blockchain Technologies
5. Blockchain Implementation for Internet of Things Applications
6. Blockchain Implementation Using Smart Grid-Based Smart City
7. Cloud-Based Blockchaining for Enhanced Security
8. Blockchain Integration With Low-Power Internet of Things Devices
9. Applications of Blockchain Technology
10. Blockchain-Powered Smart Healthcare System
11. Internet of Things and Blockchain: Integration, Need, Challenges, Applications, and Future Scope
12. Blockchain and Internet of Things: An Overview
13. Cryptocurrency Mechanisms for Blockchains: Models, Characteristics, Challenges, and Applications
14. Overview of Blockchain Technology Concepts
15. Scalability in Blockchain: Challenges and Solutions
16. A Vital Role of Blockchain Technology Toward Internet of Vehicles
17. Need to Know About Combined Technologies of Blockchain and Machine Learning

Details

No. of pages:
476
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2020
Published:
6th February 2020
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128198162
eBook ISBN:
9780128204153

About the Editors

Saravanan Krishnan

Dr. Krishnan Saravanan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Anna University Regional Campus in Chennai, Tirunelveli, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Valentina Balas

Dr. Valentina E. Balas, is a full Professor in the Department of Automatics and Applied Software at the Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania. Dr. Balas is Editor-in Chief of the International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP) and International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering (IJCSysE).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Automatics and Applied Software, Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania

Julie Golden

Dr.Golden Julie E., Department of CSE, Regional campus, Anna University, Tirunelveli, India

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Y. Robinson

Dr. Y. Harold Robinson is Associate Professor at School of Informaiton Technology and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

S. Balaji

Dr. Balaji S., Professor & Head, Department Of Computer Science And Engineering, Francis Xavier Engineering College, Tirunelveli, India

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Francis Xavier Engineering College, Tirunelveli, India

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 serves as Series Editor Internet of Everything (IOE): Security and Privacy Paradigm, Green Engineering and Technology: Concepts and Applications, publishes by CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA, and Bio-Medical Engineering: Techniques and Applications, Publishes by Apple Academic Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA. He also serves as acquisition editor for Computer Science by Apple Academic Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA. He has published number of research papers in international journal (SCI/SCIE/ESCI/Scopus) and conferences including IEEE and Springer as well as serve as organizing chair (RICE-2019, 2020), volume Editor (RICE-2018), Keynote speaker, session chair, Co-chair, publicity chair, publication chair, advisory board, Technical program Committee members in many international and national conferences and serve as guest editors in many special issues from reputed journals (Indexed By: Scopus, ESCI, SCI). 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 Internet of Things, Data Mining, Biomedical Engineering, Big Data, Robotics, and IGI Global Publication, USA, IOS Press Netherland, Springer, Elsevier, CRC Press, USA. He is Managing Editor in International Journal of Machine Learning and Networked Collaborative Engineering (IJMLNCE) ISSN 2581-3242.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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