Blockchain in Distributed CAD Environments

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 76)


Distributed and collaborative CAD (Computer Aided Design) environments gained wide popularity recently, in engineering fields such as BIM (Building Information Modelling) and GIS (Geographical Information Systems) in Civil Engineering, or PDM/PLM (Product Data Management/Product Lifecycle Management) in Mechanical Engineering. One of key issues in these applications is data integrity and confidence in information stored in information systems. Blockchain technology, initially invented to support the cryptocurrency trusted authority, opened its way to other areas, and it could be the solution for the data integrity issue in distributed CAD environments.


Blockchain CAD BIM PDM/PLM Data integrity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Polytechnic FacultyUniversity of ZenicaZenicaBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.University of SarajevoSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina

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