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Blockchain Foundations and Applications / by Xun Yi, Xuechao Yang, Andrei Kelarev, Kwok Yan Lam, Zahir Tari

By: Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and TechnologyPublisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2022Publisher: Cham : Imprint: Springer, 2022Edition: 1st ed. 2022Description: 1 Online-Ressource(IX, 121 p. 30 illus., 22 illus. in color.)ISBN:
  • 9783031096709
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9783031096693 | 9783031096716 | Erscheint auch als: 9783031096693 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9783031096716 Druck-AusgabeDOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-09670-9Online resources: Summary: Chapter 1. Cryptographic Primitives -- Chapter 2. Distributed Consensus -- Chapter 3. Bitcoin, Ethereum and Smart Contracts -- Chapter 4. Cryptocurrencies -- Chapter 5. Blockchain Types and Deployment Models -- Chapter 6. Blockchain Applications in Supply Chain -- Chapter 7. Blockchain Applications in Health Care -- Chapter 8. Blockchain Applications in Manufacturing -- Chapter 9. Conclusion.Summary: This monograph provides a comprehensive and rigorous exposition of the basic concepts and most important modern research results concerning blockchain and its applications. The book includes the required cryptographic fundamentals underpinning the blockchain technology, since understanding of the concepts of cryptography involved in the design of blockchain is necessary for mastering the security guarantees furnished by blockchain. It also contains an introduction to cryptographic primitives, and separate chapters on bitcoin, ethereum and smart contracts, public blockchain, private blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain applications. This volume is of great interest to active researchers who are keen to develop novel applications of blockchain in the field of their investigatio. Further, it is also beneficial for industry practitioners as well as undergraduate students in computing and information technology.PPN: PPN: 1814989048Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-SCS | ZDB-2-SXCS
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