Smart Contract-Based Review System for an IoT Data Marketplace
AbstractInternet of Things (IoT)-based devices, especially those used for home automation, consist of their own sensors and generate many logs during a process. Enterprises producing IoT devices convert these log data into more useful data through secondary processing; thus, they require data from the device users. Recently, a platform for data sharing has been developed because the demand for IoT data increases. Several IoT data marketplaces are based on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, and in this type of marketplace, it is difficult for an enterprise to trust a data owner or the data they want to trade. Therefore, in this study, we propose a review system that can confirm the reputation of a data owner or the data traded in the P2P data marketplace. The traditional server-client review systems have many drawbacks, such as security vulnerability or server administrator’s malicious behavior. However, the review system developed in this study is based on Ethereum smart contracts; thus, this system is running on the P2P network and is more flexible for the network problem. Moreover, the integrity and immutability of the registered reviews are assured because of the blockchain public ledger. In addition, a certain amount of gas is essential for all functions to be processed by Ethereum transactions. Accordingly, we tested and analyzed the performance of our proposed model in terms of gas required. View Full-Text
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Park, J.-S.; Youn, T.-Y.; Kim, H.-B.; Rhee, K.-H.; Shin, S.-U. Smart Contract-Based Review System for an IoT Data Marketplace. Sensors 2018, 18, 3577.
Park J-S, Youn T-Y, Kim H-B, Rhee K-H, Shin S-U. Smart Contract-Based Review System for an IoT Data Marketplace. Sensors. 2018; 18(10):3577.Chicago/Turabian Style
Park, Ji-Sun; Youn, Taek-Young; Kim, Hye-Bin; Rhee, Kyung-Hyune; Shin, Sang-Uk. 2018. "Smart Contract-Based Review System for an IoT Data Marketplace." Sensors 18, no. 10: 3577.
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