Decentralized Computing Using Blockchain Technologies and Smart Contracts: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Decentralized Computing Using Blockchain Technologies and Smart Contracts: Emerging Research and Opportunities

S. Asharaf (Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala, India) and S. Adarsh (Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 128
ISBN13: 9781522521938|ISBN10: 1522521933|EISBN13: 9781522521945|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2193-8

Description

Recent innovations have created significant developments in data storage and management. These new technologies now allow for greater security in databases and other applications.

Decentralized Computing Using Blockchain Technologies and Smart Contracts: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a concise and informative source of academic research on the latest developments in block chain innovation and their application in contractual agreements. Highlighting pivotal discussions on topics such as cryptography, programming techniques, and decentralized computing, this book is an ideal publication for researchers, academics, professionals, students, and practitioners seeking content on utilizing block chains with smart contracts.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cryptography
  • Decentralized Computing
  • Digital Certificates and Records
  • Distributed Ledgers
  • Financial Applications
  • Programming Techniques

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

S. Asharaf is an Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala. He is also serving as a visiting faculty in Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum and as a Mentor in Kerala Startup Mission. He received his PhD and Master of Engineering degrees in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He graduated in Computer Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology. After his PhD he has worked with America Online (AOL) and IIM Kozhikode. He is a recipient of IBM outstanding PhD student award 2006 and IBM Shared University Research Grant, 2015. He has published two books and more than 25 research papers in international journals and conferences. His areas of interest include technologies and business models related to machine learning, information retrieval, web mining and intelligent internet of things. Web Link: https://in.linkedin.com/in/asharafs.
S. Adarsh is a Research Scholar at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala, doing research under the guidance of Dr. Asharaf S. He is a recipient of Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering Sciences, 2014 from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE). He did Masters and Bachelor of Engineering degrees at TKM Institute of Technology, Kollam under the Cochin University of Science and Technology. After doing his Masters he worked as Assistant Professor at Sree Buddha College of Engineering under the Kerala University. His areas of interest include blockchains and smart contracts, machine learning and bio-inspired computing. Web Link: https://in.linkedin.com/in/adarsh-s-28a195113.

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