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Title: Blockchain: a suitable technology in a Research Information context?
Authors: Van Grootel, Geert 
Keywords: blockchain;cryptography;record keeping;research information management;applications
Issue Date: 31-May-2017
Publisher: euroCRIS
Series/Report no.: euroCRIS Membership Meeting Spring 2017 (DIT, Dublin, Ireland, May 29-31, 2017)
Conference: Membership Meeting 2017 – Spring (Dublin) 
The presentation argues that the blockchain model for transactions among strangers without a central authority -- with bitcoin as its most popular current application -- could also be applied in the realm of research information management. The basics of the blockchain technology are explained and a case study is presented showing how such approach might work.
29 slides.-- Presentation delivered at the Jostein Hauge Session 1: 'Presentations by euroCRIS members'
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