Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools and Use Cases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128138526

Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools and Use Cases, Volume 111

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Pethuru Raj Ganesh Chandra Deka
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128138526
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 310
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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


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


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Pethuru Raj Serial Volume Editor

I have been working as the chief architect and vice-president in the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Center of Excellence, Reliance Infocomm Ltd. (RIL), Bangalore. I previously worked as a cloud infrastructure architect in the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE), IBM India Bangalore for four years. Prior to that, I had a long stint as TOGAF-certified enterprise architecture (EA) consultant in Wipro Consulting Services (WCS) Division. I also worked as a lead architect in the corporate research (CR) division of Robert Bosch, Bangalore. In total, I have gained more than 17 years of IT industry experience and 8 years of research experience. I finished the CSIR-sponsored Ph.D. degree at Anna University, Chennai and continued the UGC-sponsored postdoctoral research in the Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Thereafter, I 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. Regarding the publications, I have published more than 30 research papers in peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE, ACM, Springer-Verlag, Inderscience, etc. I have authored 7 books thus far and I focus on some of the emerging technologies such as IoT, Cognitive Analytics, Blockchain, Digital Twin, Docker Containerization, Data Science, Microservices Architecture, fog/edge computing, etc. I have contributed 25 book chapters thus far for various technology books edited by highly acclaimed and accomplished professors and professionals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Reliance Jio Infocomm. Ltd. (RJIL), Bangalore, India

Ganesh Chandra Deka Serial Volume Editor

Ganesh Chandra Deka, ISDS (Indian Skill Development Service) is currently Deputy Director, DGT, in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt of India, New Delh-110001, India. He is Quality Assurance Director, Asia and regional representative of Ballsbridge University in New Delhi India and a Fellowship Member (FBU) of Ballsbridge University Accredited by IAO, BQS, ISO 9001:2008 and BQS IQAAF international accreditation standards. His research interests include Bigdata Analytics, Blockchain Technology, Internet of Things (IoT), e-Governance, Cloud Computing, and NoSQL Databases. He is the co-author for 4 text books in fundamentals of computer science. He has edited 13 books (5 IGI Global, USA, 5 Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, USA, 1 Springer & 2 Elsevier) on Bigdata, NoSQL, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing in general as of now. He has published 3 issues of Special Issue (International Journal of Applied Evolutionary Computation (IJAEC), IGI Global. USA (Volume 8, Issue 1 Special Issue on: Emerging Research Trend in Computing and Communication Technologies), Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC), Volume 29, Issue 4, Volume 30, Issue 4,(Special Issue: Bigdata Analytics in Business, Healthcare, and Governance & Internet of Things: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities). Editor, Thematic series NoSQL: Databases for Cloud (Storage and computation management of big data) Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications, Springer, . He is the Chief Editor of International Journal of Computing, Communications and Networking ( IJCCN )- He has authored 14 Book Chapters as of now. He has published more than 57 research papers in various conferences, workshops and International Journals of repute including IEEE & Elsevier. So far he has organized 08 IEEE International Conference as Technical Chair in India. He is the member of editorial board and reviewer for various Journals and International conferences. He is Member of IEEE, the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India and Associate Member, the Institution of Engineers, India. B Tech & PhD Computer Science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, New Delhi, India