Special Issue "Recent Trends and Applications of Blockchain and IoT Technologies to Combat COVID-19"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 December 2021) | Viewed by 4251
Interests: model verification; Service Oriented Architecture (SOA); Model Driven Development (MDD)
Interests: health informatics; security informatics; social network analysis and mining; hypermedia; data-driven health technology
The special issue invites high-quality original research papers and reviews in the area of Blockchain, security and IoT technologies to minimize the impact of COVID-19. Articles should focus on the application of Blockchain and IoT as enabling technologies to combat various societal challenges posed by COVID-19.
The blend of Blockchain and IoT has recently received much attention. Such enabling technologies have the ability to collect, put together, safeguard, store, communicate, and control data to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic. The special issue will focus on recent trends and applications of Blockchain and IoT technologies that have a direct impact on various areas in society affected by COVID-19.
Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Blockchain technology for IoT
- Blockchain AI-based IoT protocols
- Sensors and distributed ledger
- Security and privacy in IoT applications
- Blockchain architecture in IoT security
- Decentralization for Blockchain in IoT devices
- Blockchain for IoT-enabled fields (i.e., health, energy, transport, industry)
Dr. Asadullah Shaikh
Prof. Dr. Uffe Kock Wiil
Dr. Yousef Asiri
Manuscript Submission Information
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