Handbook Of Research On Blockchain Technology by Saravanan Krishnan
By: Saravanan Krishnan; Valentina Emilia Balas; E Golden Julie
Publisher: Academic Press
Print ISBN: 9780128198162, 0128198168
eText ISBN: 9780128204153, 012820415X
Copyright year: 2020
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.
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
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