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Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: The role of blockchain in 6G : challenges, opportunities and research directions
Authors: Hewa, Tharaka
Gür, Gürkan
Kalla, Anshuman
Ylianttila, Mika
Bracken, An
Liyanage, Madhusanka
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1109/6GSUMMIT49458.2020.9083784
Proceedings: 2020 2nd 6G Wireless Summit (6G SUMMIT)
Conference details: 2nd 6G Wireless Summit, 13-20 March 2020
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: IEEE
ISBN: 978-1-7281-6047-4
Language: English
Subjects: 6G network; Blockchain; Distributed ledger technology; Internet of Things (IoT); Industrial internet
Subject (DDC): 004: Computer science
Abstract: The world transforms towards the intelligent information era by 2030. The key domains linked with human life such as healthcare, transport, entertainment, and smart cities expected to elevate the quality of service with high-end user experience. The telecommunication infrastructure has to accept the unprecedented compatibility standards to the connectivity of future systems such as extensive data rate and volume for the prominent future domains such as Augented Reality(AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality(MR), Machine to Machine (M2M) communication, Massive Input-Massive Output (MIMO), and massive Machine Type Communication (mMTC). There are significant challenges identifiable in the communication context in matching the future demand booms. The blockchain and distributed ledger technology is one of the most disruptive technology enabler to address most of the limitations and advance the functional standards of 6G. We explored the role of blockchain to address significant challenges in 6G, future application opportunities and research directions.
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Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)
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