Advances in Engineering Innovation

Advances in Engineering Innovation

Vol. 5, 25 December 2023


Open Access | Article

Blockchain beyond cryptocurrencies: An exploration of potential applications

Yara Maha Dolla Ali * 1
1 Capitol Technology University

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Citation Yara Maha Dolla Ali. Blockchain beyond cryptocurrencies: An exploration of potential applications. AEI (2023) Vol. 5: 0-0. DOI: 10.54254/2977-3903/5/2023025.

Abstract

Blockchain technology, primarily acclaimed for its instrumental role in underpinning cryptocurrencies, has seen rising prominence in a multitude of applications outside the digital currency realm. Its decentralized infrastructure coupled with cryptographic integrity offers solutions to longstanding challenges across various industries, including supply chain, healthcare, and finance. This research endeavor delves into these multifarious applications, providing insights into the potential benefits and the existing impediments in the broader adoption of blockchain technology.

Keywords

blockchain, supply chain management, healthcare information systems, smart contracts, decentralization, financial transactions

References

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Data Availability

The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study will be available from the authors upon reasonable request.

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Volume Title
ISBN (Print)
ISBN (Online)
Published Date
25 December 2023
Series
Advances in Engineering Innovation
ISSN (Print)
2977-3903
ISSN (Online)
2977-3911
DOI
10.54254/2977-3903/5/2023025
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
Open Access
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