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
    2. Peng Zhang, Douglas C. Schmidt, Jules White and Gunther Lenz

    3. Blockchain for a Trust Network Among Intelligent Vehicles
    4. Shiho Kim

    5. Blockchain Technology: Supply Chain Insights from ERP
    6. Arnab Banerjee

    7. Applications of Blockchain in the Financial Sector and a Peer-to-Peer Global Barter Web
    8. Kazuki Ikeda and Md-Nafiz Hamid

    9. Blockchain for Business: Next-Generation Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Systems
    10. Melanie Swan

    11. The Use of Blockchains: Application-Driven Analysis of Applicability
    12. Bruno Rodrigues, Thomas Bocek and Burkhard Stiller

    13. Security and Privacy of Blockchain and Quantum Computation
    14. Kazuki Ikeda

    15. 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 Deputy Director (International Cooperation & Technology) at Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, New Delhi-110001, India. His research interests include Blockchain Technology, Bigdata Analytics, NoSQL Database and Vocational Education & Training. He has authored 2 books on Cloud Computing (Publisher- LAP Lambert, Germany, Co-author for 5 text books on (4 Fundamentals of Computer Science, 1 Free and Open Source Software). He has Edited 12 books (5 IGI Global, USA, 5 CRC Press, USA, 1 Springer & 1 Elsevier) on Bigdata, NoSQL and Cloud Computing. He has authored 10 book Chapters, published 8 papers in various reputed Journals (2 IEEE, 1 Elsevier 5 others) and around 47 research papers in various IEEE conferences. He was Guest Editor for 3 Special Issues of indexed International Journals [SCOPUS & SCI Journal]. As of now, he has Organized 08 IEEE International Conference as Technical Chair in India. He is Editorial board member 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