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Blockchain for Smart Cities

1st Edition - August 25, 2021

Editors: Saravanan Krishnan, Valentina Emilia Balas, E. Golden Julie, Harold Robinson Yesudhas, Raghvendra Kumar

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 4 4 4 6 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 9 8 8 - 2

Focusing on different tools, platforms, and techniques, Blockchain and the Smart City: Infrastructure and Implementation uses case studies from around the world to examine blockc… Read more

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Focusing on different tools, platforms, and techniques, Blockchain and the Smart City: Infrastructure and Implementation uses case studies from around the world to examine blockchain deployment in diverse smart city applications. The book begins by examining the fundamental theories and concepts of blockchain. It looks at key smart cities’ domains such as banking, insurance, healthcare, and supply chain management. It examines Using case studies for each domain, the book looks at payment mechanisms, fog/edge computing, green computing, and algorithms and consensus mechanisms for smart cities implementation. It looks at tools such as Hyperledger, Etherium, Corda, IBM Blockchain, Hydrachain, as well as policies and regulatory standards, applications, solutions, and methodologies. While exploring future blockchain ecosystems for smart and sustainable city life, the book concludes with the research challenges and opportunities academics, researchers, and companies in implementing blockchain applications.