Calls for Papers (special): International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)


Special Issue On: Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools, & Use Cases

Submission Due Date
7/30/2018

Guest Editors
Ganesh Chandra Deka
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Republic of India
New Delh-110001
India

Introduction
There is a dizzying array of Technologies, Tools and Integrated IT platforms for widespread usage in applied science.

Research scholars and scientists are meticulously working for identifying and pinpointing the barriers of application of Digital technology to solve the problem of applied science. They are stretching hard in mitigating the barriers through a host of pioneering technologically inspired solutions to substantially boost the confidence of IT professionals and business executives for application of recent IT trends i.e. Cloud Computing, DNA Computing & Blockchain Technology.

The following are some of the use recent development in application of IT in decision making [Source: http://bigdatawg.nist.gov/usecases.php].

• Exponential deployment of Cloud Computing in Science, Engineering, Management & Healthcare
• Blockchain technology in Banking, Healthcare, Energy, Insurance, etc.
• Big data Analytics to analyze complex datasets

Objective
The focus of the Special issue will be to create a platform to discuss recent research trends in IT to Non-IT researchers. Hence, to enhancing the readability of the papers, the focus will be to select papers with minimum Algorithms/ Mathematical models.

Recommended Topics
Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:

1. Technical Perspective of Blockchain Paradigm
2. Blockchain Architecture (Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networking, Advanced Networking Technology)
3. Blockchain Technology Use Cases

a) Business Models of the Blockchain Technology
b) Industry-specific Use Cases (Smart Contracts)
c) Cloud Infrastructures for Blockchain Platforms
d) Software Development & Testing in Blockchain Technology Era

4. Growth of Digital Currencies
5. Envisioning Blockchain as a service

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Blockchain Technology: Platforms, Tools, & Use Cases on or beforeJuly 30th, 2018. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Ganesh Chandra Deka
Guest Editor
International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)
E-mail: ganeshdeka2000@gmail.com