Chapter Three

Intersections between IoT and distributed ledger

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, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt


The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing exponentially. It allows not only humans but also all various devices and objects in the environment to be connected over the Internet to share their data to create new applications and services which result in a more convenient and connected lifestyle. However, the current centralized IoT architecture faces several issues. For instance, all computing operations of all nodes in the ...

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