Chapter One

Technical aspects of blockchain and IoT

Hany F. Atlama,b; Gary B. Willsa    a Electronic and Computer Science Department, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdomb Computer Science and Engineering Department, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Menoufia, Egypt

Abstract

Blockchain technology is getting a growing attention from various organizations and researchers as it provides magical solutions to the problems associated with the classical centralized architecture. Blockchain, whether public or private, is a distributed ledger with the capability of maintaining the integrity of transactions by decentralizing the ledger among participating users. On the other hand, the Internet of Things (IoT) represents ...

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