Development of a Learning Economy Platform Based on Blockchain

  • Masumi Hori
  • Seishi OnoEmail author
  • Toshihiro Kita
  • Hiroki Miyahara
  • Shiu Sakashita
  • Kensuke Miyashita
  • Kazutuna Yamaji
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11082)


Knowledge-based societies require more than just the accumulation of existing knowledge. Knowledge must be continuously updated and new knowledge must be created. In this paper, we propose a learning economy model that incorporates market economy principles. The model contributes to the production, dissemination, and monetization of new knowledge based on a blockchain technology. This study aims to propose the learning economy model and an example of implementing this model.


Blockchain Content capsule E-book Learning economy Online education 



This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP7H01844 and NII Joint Research Grant. The authors also would like to thank Enago ( for the English language review.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NPO CCC-TIESNaraJapan
  2. 2.Kumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan
  3. 3.University of YamanashiKofuJapan
  4. 4.Acutus Software, Inc.TokyoJapan
  5. 5.Kyoto Women’s UniversityKyotoJapan
  6. 6.National Institute of InformaticsChiyodaJapan

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