On blockchain and its integration with IoT. Challenges and opportunities


Elsevier

Volume 88, November 2018, Pages 173-190

Future Generation Computer Systems

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Internet of Things

Blockchain

Smart contract

Trust

Ana Reyna received her M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Málaga, in 2005. And a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering in 2013. She is currently a research assistant in the Department of Computer Sciences and Languages at the University of Málaga and member of ERTIS (Embedded Real Time Systems) research group. Her research interests are in the areas of peer to peer networks, embedded systems and incentive mechanisms.

Cristian Martin received a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering and a M.Sc. in Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Málaga in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Currently, he is a Ph.D student in the ERTIS research group at the University of Málaga. Previously, he has been working as a software engineer in various technological companies with the RFID technology and software development. His research interests focus on the integration of the Internet of Things with cloud computing, and the integration of the Internet of Things with blockchain.

Jaime Chen earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Málaga in 2008 and 2013, respectively. He is working in the areas of Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks, IoT and its applications. He is specially involved in the research field of communication protocols for the IoT. He has been a member of the Software Engineering group of the University of Málaga (GISUM) since 2009. He is currently working as a professor at the University of Málaga.

Enrique Soler received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Málaga (UMA) in 1990 and 2001, respectively. From 1995 to 2002, he was Assistant Professor at the Dep. of Languages and Computer Science of the University of Málaga where he is an associate professor since 2002. He has published several papers in the field of high performance computing and simulation of complex systems, such as nuclear power plants. He has also worked in image analysis for the detection of defects in the inspection of industrial components and in the field of quality of food. He is also specialized in the design and Administration of Databases and Data Warehouses.

Manuel Díaz is Full Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Málaga and Head of the ERTIS research group. His research interests are in distributed and real time systems, Internet of Things and P2P, especially in the context of middleware platforms and critical systems. He has lead several international research projects on those areas and is also co-founder of the company Software for Critical Systems.

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