Essays about: "Blockchain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 essays containing the word Blockchain.

  1. 1. Blockchain for Education Records : An interpretive research on university students’ perceptions

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Andreas Herkommer; Justyna Kaletka; [2020]
    Keywords : Information Systems; Information and Communication Technology; Blockchain; Education Records; Education Records Management; Higher Education; Qualitative Research; Focus Group Interview;

    Abstract : This research aims to explore students’ perceptions and their desired features on the use of blockchain technology for the management of education records. A literature review formed the basis of the theoretical background of this work by allowing to explore how education records are managed nowadays and the potential for the use of blockchain technology in this area, as well as the importance of user-centred design in order to achieve a higher user-acceptance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Real Estate Transactions using Blockchain Technology

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Moa Hermansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Blockchain; smart contracts; decentralization; blockkedja; smarta kontrakt;

    Abstract : Banking is considered only one of many industries that could benefit from using blockchain technology. A promising area in blockchain technology is so-called smart contracts, which is automated, decentralized and programmable contract solutions. Smart contracts can control the transfer of currencies or assets between parties under given conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deploying collective PV selfconsumption in France : System design, barriers, and policy recommendations

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Fatou Bintou Dieme; [2020]
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    Abstract : A collective self-consumption project defines a community made of different electricity consumers that gather around a decentralized distributed energy generation system in order to supply part of their electric demands through self-consumption of the decentralized electricity produced. Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is the most used decentralized energy generation system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smart Contracts, Insurtechs and the Future of Insurance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : John Scherrer; Abtin Salahshor; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart contracts; Blockchain; Insurance; Insurtech; Diffusion theory; Adoption barriers; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The insurance industry is notoriously conservative and has seen comparably few technological improvements in the last fifty years. A wave of new technology- driven insurance firms, or insurtechs, is changing that. READ MORE

  5. 5. Scheduling in a Blockchain

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Informationskodning

    Author : Fabian Petersen; [2020]
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    Abstract : Fewer customers in Sweden are using cash in their everyday transactions than ever before. If this trend continues, then the Swedish payment system will, in a few years, be entirely controlled by private companies. READ MORE