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1st Edition

Essentials of Blockchain Technology

ISBN 9781032087269
Published June 30, 2021 by Chapman & Hall
408 Pages 93 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Blockchain technologies, as an emerging distributed architecture and computing paradigm, have accelerated the development/application of the Cloud/GPU/Edge Computing, Artificial Intelligence, cyber physical systems, social networking, crowdsourcing and crowdsensing, 5G, trust management, and finance. The popularity and rapid development of Blockchain brings many technical and regulatory challenges for research and academic communities. This book will feature contributions from experts on topics related to performance, benchmarking, durability, robustness, as well data gathering and management, algorithms, analytics techniques for transactions processing, and implementation of applications.

Table of Contents

1. Distributed Consensus and Fault Tolerance Mechanisms 2. Validation Services for Permissioned Blockchains 3. From Byzantine Consensus to Blockchains 4. Smart Contracts: State of the Art Versus State of the Practice 5. Blockchain Variants: From Linked-lists to Dag 6. Towards Preserving Privacy and Security in Blockchain 7. Application of Blockchain and Smart Contract: Approaches and Challenges 8. Blockchain-based IoT and Blockchain-based Cybersecurity Management 9. IoT Security using Blockchains 10. Blockchain in Global Health: Current and Future Applications 11. Blockchain in Car Registration 12. Advancing Cybersecurity of Electronic Voting Machines using Blockchain Technology 13. Implementing the Blockchain Technology in the Financial Services Industry 14. Blockchain + Fintech 15. Legal Aspects of Blockchain Technology 16. Prediction of Cryptocurrency Market Price Using Deep Learning and Blockchain Information: Bitcoin and Ethereum

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Kuan-Ching Li is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at Providence University,

TaiwanXiaofeng Chen is a professor in the School of Cyber Engineering at Xidian University,

ChinaHai Jiang is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Arkansas State University, USAElisa

Bertino is Samuel Conte Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University