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CBCIoT: a consensus algorithm for blockchain-based IoT applications

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dc.contributor.author Uddin, Moin
dc.contributor.author Muzammal, Muhammad
dc.contributor.author Hameed, Muhammad Khurram
dc.contributor.author Javed, Ibrahim Tariq
dc.contributor.author Alamri, Bandar
dc.contributor.author Crespi, Noel
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-07T19:22:19Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-07T19:22:19Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10847
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Internet of things is widely used in the current era to collect data from sensors and perform specific tasks through processing according to the requirements. The data collected can be sent to a blockchain network to create secure and tamper-resistant records of transactions. The combination of blockchain with IoT has huge potential as it can provide decentralized computation, storage, and exchange for IoT data. However, IoT applications require a low-latency consensus mechanism due to its constraints. In this paper, CBCIoT, a consensus algorithm for blockchain-based IoT applications, is proposed. The primary purpose of this algorithm is to improve scalability in terms of validation and verification rate. The algorithm is developed to be compatible with IoT devices where a slight delay is acceptable. The simulation results show the proposed algorithm’s efficiency in terms of block generation time and transactions per second. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Applied Sciences.;11, 11011
dc.subject blockchain en_US
dc.subject Internet of Things en_US
dc.title CBCIoT: a consensus algorithm for blockchain-based IoT applications en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/app112211011
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Horizon 2020 en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC
dc.relation.projectid 13/RC/2094_P2 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 754489
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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