Handbook of Research on Blockchain Technology Book
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Handbook of Research on Blockchain Technology


  • Author : Saravanan Krishnan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128204153

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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

Handbook of Research on Social Impacts of E Payment and Blockchain Technology Book
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Handbook of Research on Social Impacts of E Payment and Blockchain Technology


  • Author : Lai, P.C.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-12-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 561
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799890379

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Handbook of Research on Social Impacts of E Payment and Blockchain Technology Excerpt :

The social landscape is undergoing a global change with the emergence of e-payment and blockchain technology. This new technology changes the ways in which consumers and businesses interact with each other. This dynamic offers both opportunities and challenges to the socioeconomic landscape. It is important to understand the strategies, opportunities, and challenges contained in the e-payment and blockchain sector. The Handbook of Research on Social Impacts of E-Payment and Blockchain Technology is a comprehensive reference source that examines the strategies, opportunities, and challenges contained in the value creation of e-payment and blockchain technology, which lead to economic and social progression. Further delving into topics such as mobile financial services, technopreneurship, and cryptocurrencies, this dynamic resource is essential for students, academicians, entrepreneurs, corporate managers, business executives, researchers, blockchain professionals, technologists, systems engineers, policymakers, and government officials.

The Emerald Handbook of Blockchain for Business Book

The Emerald Handbook of Blockchain for Business


  • Author : H. Kent Baker
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 487
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839822001

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This handbook equips academics, practitioners, and students with an understanding of the cutting-edge developments and applications of emerging blockchain technology. Covering the basic concepts while showcasing practical applications in intricate real-world situations, readers benefit from a useful balance of detailed and user-friendly coverage.

Handbook of IoT and Blockchain Book

Handbook of IoT and Blockchain


  • Author : Brojo Kishore Mishra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-25
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000206357

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Handbook of IoT and Blockchain: Methods, solutions, and Recent Advancements includes contributions from around the globe on recent advances and findings in the domain of Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain. Chapters include theoretical analysis, practical implications, and extensive surveys with analysis on methods, algorithms, and processes for new product development. IoT and Blockchain are the emerging topics in the current manufacturing scenario.This handbook includes recent advances; showcases the work of research around the globe; offers theoretical analysis and practical implications; presents extensive surveys with analysis, new contributions, and proposals on methods, algorithms, and processes; and also covers recent advances from quantitative and qualitative articles, case studies, conceptual works, and theoretical backing. This handbook will be of interest to graduate students, researchers, academicians, institutions, and professionals that are interested in exploring the areas of IoT and Blockchain.

Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies Book

Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies


  • Author : Kavita Saini
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000515312

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Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies Excerpt :

This handbook provides a computational perspective on green computing and blockchain technologies. It presents not only how to identify challenges using a practical approach but also how to develop strategies for addressing industry challenges. Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies takes a practical-oriented approach, including solved examples and highlights standardization, industry bodies, and initiatives. Case studies provide a deeper understanding of blockchain and are related to real-time scenarios. The handbook analyzes current research and development in green computing and blockchain analytics, studies existing related standards and technologies, and provides results on implementation, challenges, and issues in today’s society. FEATURES Analyzes current research developments in green computing and blockchain analytics Provides an analysis of implementation challenges and solutions Offers innovations in the decentralization process for the application of blockchain in areas such as healthcare, government services, agriculture, supply chain, financial, ecommerce, and more Discusses the impact of this technology on people’s lives, the way they work and learn, and highlights standardization, industry bodies, and initiatives This handbook will benefit researchers, software developers, and undergraduate and postgraduate students in industrial systems, manufacturing, information technology, computer science, manufacturing, communications, and electrical engineering.

Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business  Healthcare  Education  and Government Book

Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business Healthcare Education and Government


  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1924
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799853527

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Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business Healthcare Education and Government Excerpt :

Even though blockchain technology was originally created as a ledger system for bitcoin to operate on, using it for areas other than cryptocurrency has become increasingly popular as of late. The transparency and security provided by blockchain technology is challenging innovation in a variety of businesses and is being applied in fields that include accounting and finance, supply chain management, and education. With the ability to perform such tasks as tracking fraud and securing the distribution of medical records, this technology is key to the advancement of many industries. The Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business, Healthcare, Education, and Government is a vital reference source that examines the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and uses of blockchain technology applications in a variety of industries, and how this technology can further transparency and security. Highlighting a range of topics such as cryptography, smart contracts, and decentralized blockchain, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academics, researchers, industry leaders, managers, healthcare professionals, IT consultants, engineers, programmers, practitioners, government officials, policymakers, and students.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Effective Project Management Book

Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Effective Project Management


  • Author : Jamil, George Leal
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-09-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522599944

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Driven by such tools as big data, cognitive computing, new business models, and the internet of things, the overall demand for innovation is becoming more critical for competitiveness and emerging technologies. These technologies have become real alternatives for the market and offer new perspectives for modern project management applications. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Effective Project Management is an essential research publication that proposes innovations for firms and markets through the exploration of project management principles and methods and the effective integration of knowledge and innovation. It encompasses academic and scientific propositions, reviews for conceptual bases, applications of theories in new market solutions, and cases of successful insertion of disruptive technologies and business models in new competitive market offers. Featuring a range of topics such as innovation management, business administration, and marketing, this book is ideal for project managers, IT specialists, software developers, executives, practitioners, managers, marketers, researchers, and industry professionals.

Handbook of Research on Library Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic Book

Handbook of Research on Library Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic


  • Author : Holland, Barbara
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-03-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 537
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799864516

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Handbook of Research on Library Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic Excerpt :

Since the spread of COVID-19, conferences have been canceled, schools have closed, and libraries around the world are facing difficult decisions on which services to offer and how, ranging from minimal restrictions to full closures. Depending on the country, state, or city, a government may have a different approach, sometimes ordering the closure of all institutions, others indicating that it’s business as usual, and others simply leaving decisions up to library directors. All libraries worldwide have been affected, from university libraries to public library systems and national libraries. Throughout these closures, libraries continue to provide services to their communities, which has led to an emerging area of research on library services, new emerging technologies, and the advancements made to libraries during this global health crisis. The Handbook of Research on Library Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic consists of chapters that contain essential library services and emerging research and technology that evolved and/or has continued during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the challenges and opportunities that have been undertaken as a result. The chapters provide in-depth research, surveys, and information on areas such as remote working, machine learning, data management, and the role of information during COVID-19. This book is a valuable reference tool for practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in the current state of libraries during a pandemic and the future outlook.

Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies Book

Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies


  • Author : Kavita Saini
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000515275

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Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies Excerpt :

This handbook provides a computational perspective on green computing and blockchain technologies. It presents not only how to identify challenges using a practical approach but also how to develop strategies for addressing industry challenges. Handbook of Green Computing and Blockchain Technologies takes a practical-oriented approach, including solved examples and highlights standardization, industry bodies, and initiatives. Case studies provide a deeper understanding of blockchain and are related to real-time scenarios. The handbook analyzes current research and development in green computing and blockchain analytics, studies existing related standards and technologies, and provides results on implementation, challenges, and issues in today’s society. FEATURES Analyzes current research developments in green computing and blockchain analytics Provides an analysis of implementation challenges and solutions Offers innovations in the decentralization process for the application of blockchain in areas such as healthcare, government services, agriculture, supply chain, financial, ecommerce, and more Discusses the impact of this technology on people’s lives, the way they work and learn, and highlights standardization, industry bodies, and initiatives This handbook will benefit researchers, software developers, and undergraduate and postgraduate students in industrial systems, manufacturing, information technology, computer science, manufacturing, communications, and electrical engineering.

Handbook of Blockchain  Digital Finance  and Inclusion  Volume 1 Book

Handbook of Blockchain Digital Finance and Inclusion Volume 1


  • Author : David LEE Kuo Chuen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 482
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128104422

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Handbook of Blockchain Digital Finance and Inclusion Volume 1 Excerpt :

Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1: Cryptocurrency, FinTech, InsurTech, and Regulation explores recent advances in digital banking and cryptocurrency, emphasizing mobile technology and evolving uses of cryptocurrencies as financial assets. Contributors go beyond summaries of standard models to describe new banking business models that will be sustainable and will likely dictate the future of finance. The volume not only emphasizes the financial opportunities made possible by digital banking, such as financial inclusion and impact investing, but it also looks at engineering theories and developments that encourage innovation. Its ability to illuminate present potential and future possibilities make it a unique contribution to the literature. Explores recent advances in digital banking and cryptocurrency, emphasizing mobile technology and evolving uses of cryptocurrencies as financial assets Explains the practical consequences of both technologies and economics to readers who want to learn about subjects related to their specialties Encompasses alternative finance, financial inclusion, impact investing, decentralized consensus ledger and applied cryptography Provides the only advanced methodical summary of these subjects available today

Architectures and Frameworks for Developing and Applying Blockchain Technology Book

Architectures and Frameworks for Developing and Applying Blockchain Technology


  • Author : Shi, Nansi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522592594

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Architectures and Frameworks for Developing and Applying Blockchain Technology Excerpt :

The blockchain revolution has drastically impacted global economics and the strategic practices within different industries. Cryptocurrency specifically has forever changed the face of business and the implementation of business online. While innovative, people are still in the early stages of building and developing blockchain technology and its applications, and it is critical that researchers and practitioners obtain a better understanding of this global phenomenon. Architectures and Frameworks for Developing and Applying Blockchain Technology is an essential reference source that presents the technological foundation, recent research findings, developments, and critical issues associated with blockchain technology from both computer science and social science perspectives. Featuring topics such as artificial intelligence, digital economy, and network technology, this book is ideally designed for academics, researchers, industry leaders, IT consultants, engineers, programmers, practitioners, government officials, policymakers, and students.

Handbook of Research on the Applications of International Transportation and Logistics for World Trade Book

Handbook of Research on the Applications of International Transportation and Logistics for World Trade


  • Author : Ceyhun, Gökçe Çiçek
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-12-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799813989

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Handbook of Research on the Applications of International Transportation and Logistics for World Trade Excerpt :

In today’s developing world, international trade is a field that is rapidly growing. Within this economic market, traders need to implement new approaches in order to satisfy consumers’ rising demands. Due to the high level of competition, merchants have focused on developing new transportation and logistics strategies. In order to execute effective transportation tactics, decision makers need to know the fundamentals, current developments, and future trends of intercontinental transportation. The Handbook of Research on the Applications of International Transportation and Logistics for World Trade provides emerging research exploring the effective and productive solutions to global transportation and logistics by applying fundamental and in-depth knowledge together with current applications and future aspects. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as international regulations, inventory management, and distribution networks, this book is ideally designed for logistics authorities, trading companies, logistics operators, transportation specialists, government officials, managers, policymakers, researchers, academicians, and students.

Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science Book

Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science


  • Author : Holland, Barbara Jane
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799872597

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Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science Excerpt :

Due to changes in the learning and research environment, changes in the behavior of library users, and unique global disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries have had to adapt and evolve to remain up-to-date and responsive to their users. Thus, libraries are adding new, digital resources and services while maintaining most of the old, traditional resources and services. New areas of research and inquiry in the field of library and information science explore the applications of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other technologies to better serve and expand the library community. The Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science examines new technologies and systems and their application and adoption within libraries. This handbook provides a global perspective on current and future trends concerning library and information science. Covering topics such as machine learning, library management, ICTs, blockchain technology, social media, and augmented reality, this book is essential for librarians, library directors, library technicians, media specialists, data specialists, catalogers, information resource officers, administrators, IT consultants and specialists, academicians, and students.

The Cambridge Handbook of Smart Contracts  Blockchain Technology and Digital Platforms Book

The Cambridge Handbook of Smart Contracts Blockchain Technology and Digital Platforms


  • Author : Larry A. DiMatteo
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-31
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 1108492568

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The product of a unique collaboration between academic scholars, legal practitioners, and technology experts, this Handbook is the first of its kind to analyze the ongoing evolution of smart contracts, based upon blockchain technology, from the perspective of existing legal frameworks - namely, contract law. The book's coverage ranges across many areas of smart contracts and electronic or digital platforms to illuminate the impact of new, and often disruptive, technologies on the law. With a mix of scholarly commentary and practical application, chapter authors provide expert insights on the core issues involving the use of smart contracts, concluding that smart contracts cannot supplant contract law and the courts, but leaving open the question of whether there is a need for specialized regulations to prevent abuse. This book should be read by anyone interested in the disruptive effect of new technologies on the law generally, and contract law in particular.

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


  • Author : Asharaf, S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522521945

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

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.