Blockchain and Smart-Contract Technologies for Innovative Applications

This book is an in-depth exploration of blockchain and smart contracts technologies, systematically addressing their theoretical foundations while highlighting concrete applications in several key sectors. It begins by defining the fundamentals of blockchain and smart contracts, then ventures into t...

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Other Authors: El Madhoun, Nour (Editor), Dionysiou, Ioanna (Editor), Bertin, Emmanuel (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer Nature Switzerland 2024, 2024
Edition:1st ed. 2024
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:This book is an in-depth exploration of blockchain and smart contracts technologies, systematically addressing their theoretical foundations while highlighting concrete applications in several key sectors. It begins by defining the fundamentals of blockchain and smart contracts, then ventures into the legal domain, analyzing the implications of automated contracts from both backend and frontend perspectives. A particular focus is placed on a sustainable design for cryptocurrencies, anticipating the principles and expectations of the future. The book then provides a detailed taxonomy of blockchain's financial applications, while also examining its role in managing scientific workflows. The fascinating world of NFTs is also explored, from the tokenization of fine arts to innovative event ticketing systems. The convergence between ontologies and blockchain technology is then highlighted, followed by an in-depth assessment of the implications of this technology in the telecommunications sector, including a SWOT analysis of next-generation cellular networks. Written by academic researchers and industry experts, this book offers a complete and nuanced perspective on the transformational potential of blockchain. Provides an overview of blockchain/smart-contract based applications while including NFTs and telecommunications applications; Presents a detailed taxonomy of blockchain's financial applications; Features fundamentals of blockchain and smart-contracts that include principles, theories, protocols, architectures; Includes chapters written by academic and industrial researchers
Physical Description:X, 306 p. 88 illus., 43 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783031500282