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A Survey of Blockchain Frameworks and Applications

  • Bruno TavaresEmail author
  • Filipe Figueiredo Correia
  • André Restivo
  • João Pascoal Faria
  • Ademar Aguiar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 942)

Abstract

The applications of the blockchain technology are still being discovered. When a new potential disruptive technology emerges, there is a tendency to try to solve every problem with that technology. However, it is still necessary to determine what approach is the best for each type of application. To find how distributed ledgers solve existing problems, this study looks for blockchain frameworks in the academic world. Identifying the existing frameworks can demonstrate where the interest in the technology exists and where it can be missing. This study encountered several blockchain frameworks in development. However, there are few references to operational needs, testing, and deploy of the technology. With the widespread use of the technology, either integrating with pre-existing solutions, replacing legacy systems, or new implementations, the need for testing, deploying, exploration, and maintenance is expected to intensify.

Keywords

Blockchain Applications Distributed ledger Framework 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Informatics Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.INESC TECPortoPortugal

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