Journal article

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS

Erwu Liu, Alex Sandy Pentland, Greg Adamson, Ramesh Ramadoss, Yixian Yang, Wei-Tek Tsai, Yunlei Zhao, Min Lei

China Communications | CHINA INST COMMUNICATIONS | Published : 2019

Abstract

Blockchain is a technology that uses community validation to synchronize the content of ledgers replicated by multiple users. Although Blockchain derives its origins from technologies introduced decades ago, recently it has received an astonishing amount of attention in both academic and industry due to its characteristics of decentralization, point-to-point transmission, transparency, traceability, non-tampering, and data security. Both researchers and practitioners have recognized that Blockchain can be used to solve complex technical or socio-economic problems. In recent times, a number of blockchain-based applications have been released in the literature and Blockchain's approaches are u..

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