Blockchain@UBC has published a number of research papers, through various academic partners and collobarative efforts. Explore more in detail through the list on this page.

Title Researchers Date of Publication Research Area Tags Link to paper
Protecting Privacy in Digital Records: The Potential of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies John Werner, Victoria Lemieux
Authenticating Citizen Journalism Videos by Incorporating the View of Archival Diplomatics into the Verification Processes of Open-source Investigators (OSINT) Hoda Hamouda
Analogous Analogues: Digital Twins and Hardware Tracking in GLAM Collections Dian Ross, Edmond Cretu, Victoria Lemieux
Will Blockchain Technology Change How Well National Archives Preserve the Trustworthiness of Digital Records?: Preliminary Results of a Survey Özhan Sağlık, Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain in Healthcare: Analysis, Design and Implementation Chang Lu, Mohan Tanniru
Role of Blockchain for IoE Infrastructures and Applications Ibrahim Tariq, Kashif Naseer Qureshi
Accelerating and Securing Blockchain-enabled Distributed Machine Learning Zehua (David) Wang, Yao Du, Cyril Leung, Victor Leung
Blockchain, AI, and Data Protection in Healthcare Victoria Lemieux, Meng Kang, Deepansha Chhabra
Backdoor attack and defense in federated generative adversarial network-based medical image synthesis Xiaoxiao Li, Ruinan Jin
A Cyber Secure Medical Management System by Using Blockchain Co-authored by: Dr. Ibrahim Tariq
Fast-HotStuff: A Fast and Robust BFT Protocol for Blockchains Mohammad Jalalzai, Chen Feng, Jianyu Niu, Fangyu Gai
Exploring Blockchain Technology for Chain of Custody Control in Physical Evidence: A Systematic Literature Review Co-authored by: Danielle Batista
‘Life World’ on Ledger: A ‘Scenic’ View Victoria Lemieux, Nigel Dodd
AChecker: Statically Detecting Smart Contract Access Control Vulnerabilities Asem Ghaleb, Karthik Pattabiraman, Julia Rubin
MERCURY: Fast Transaction Broadcast in High Performance Blockchain Systems Ivan Beschastnikh, Mingxun Zhou, Yilin Han, Liyi Zeng, Peilun Li, Fan Long, Dong Zhou, Ming Wu
When Quantum Information Technologies Meet Blockchain in Web 3.0 Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Blockchain-Based Cooperative Computation Offloading and Secure Handover in Vehicular Edge Computing Networks Victor Leung, Ping Lang, Daxin Tian, Xuting Duan, Jianshan Zhou, Zhengguo Sheng
When Quantum Information Technologies Meet Blockchain in Web 3.0 Victor Leung, Ping Lang, Daxin Tian, Xuting Duan, Jianshan Zhou, Zhengguo Sheng
World State Attack to Blockchain Based IoV and Efficient Protection With Hybrid RSUs Architecture Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Facilitating Serverless Match-based Online Games with Novel Blockchain Technologies Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Protecting Privacy in Digital Records: An Exploration of the Potential of Privacy Enhancing Technologies Victoria Lemieux, John Werner
Blockchain-based Data Quality Assessment to Improve Distributed Machine Learning Yao Du, Zehua (David) Wang, Victor Leung, Cyril Leung
Protecting Privacy in Digital Records: An Exploration of the Potential of Privacy Enhancing Technologies Victoria Lemieux, John Werner
Committed Private Information Retrieval Chen Feng, Hong Yen Tran, Son Hoang Dau, Xun Yi, Emanuele Viterbo, Yu-Chih Huang, Jingge Zhu, Stanislav Kruglik, Han Mao Kiah, Quang Cao
A large-scale empirical study of low-level function use in Ethereum smart contracts and automated replacement Rui Xi, Karthik Pattabiraman
Crystal: Enhancing Blockchain Mining Transparency With Quorum Certificate Fangyu Gai, Jianyu Niu, Chen Feng, Yinqian Zhang, Ren Zhang, Runchao Hao
InFEDge: A Blockchain-Based Incentive Mechanism in Hierarchical Federated Learning for End-Edge-Cloud Communications Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Defining Digital Trust Ecosystems Trinh Nguyen
Scaling Blockchain Consensus via a Robust Shared Mempool Ivan Beschastnikh, Fangyu Gai, Jianyu Niu, Chen Feng, Sheng Wang
Safeguarding The Records Of Homes, Lands, And Property For Displaced Peoples Using Decentralized Trust Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain and Web3: Mirrors, “Jouissance” and Social & Personal Identity Formation Victoria Lemieux, Quinn Dupont
Decentralized CRL Management for Vehicular Networks With Permissioned Blockchain Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Leveraging Blockchain-Based Archival Solutions for Sensitive Documentation: a Xinjiang Case Study Victoria Lemieux, Remy Hellstern, Daniel Park, Guldana Salimjan
Cooperative Computation Offloading in Blockchain-Based Vehicular Edge Computing Networks Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Integrating Edge Intelligence and Blockchain: What, Why, and How Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Accelerating Blockchain-enabled Distributed Machine Learning by Proof of Useful Work Yao Du, Zehua (David) Wang, Victor Leung, Cyril Leung
Global Resource Allocation for High Throughput and Low Delay in High-Density VANETs Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Reducing Revocation Latency in IoV using Edge Computing and Permissioned Blockchain Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Publish or Perish: Defending Withholding Attack in Dfinity Consensus Chen Feng, Hanzheng Lyu, Jianyu Niu, Fangyu Gai
eTainter: Detecting Gas-Related Vulnerabilities in Smart Contracts Asem Ghaleb, Karthik Pattabiraman, Julia Rubin
Searching for Trust: Blockchain Technology in an Age of Disinformation Victoria Lemieux
Devouring the Leader Bottleneck in BFT Consensus Fangyu Gai, Jianyu Niu, Ivan Beschastnikh, Chen Feng, Sheng Wang
NFTs: Tulip Mania or Digital Renaissance? Dian Ross, Victoria Lemieux, Edmond Cretu
One Bad Apple Spoils the Bunch: Transaction DoS in MimbleWimble Blockchains Seyed Ali Tabatabaee, Charlene Nicer, Ivan Beschastnikh, Chen Feng
When They Go Low: Automated Replacement of Low-level Functions in Ethereum Smart Contracts Rui Xi, Karthik Pattabiraman
A Blockchain-Enabled Federated Learning System with Edge Computing for Vehicular Networks Co-authored by: Victor Leung
A Decentralized Identity-Based Blockchain Solution for Privacy-Preserving Licensing of Individual-Controlled Data to Prevent Unauthorized Secondary Data Usage Meng Kang, Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain and Recordkeeping: Editorial Victoria Lemieux
Fast B4B: Fast BFT for Blockchains Victoria Lemieux, Mohammad Jalalzai, Chen Feng
Evaluating The Financial Impact of Data Breaches Involving Account Credentials Scott Chu
Transaction Throughput Optimization for Integrated Blockchain and MEC System in IoT Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Edge Intelligence for Object Detection in Blockchain-Based Internet of Vehicles: Convergence of Symbolic and Connectionist AI Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Efficient Blockchain-Enabled Large Scale Parked Vehicular Computing With Green Energy Supply Co-authored by: Victor Leung
An Efficient Ciphertext-Policy Attribute-Based Encryption Scheme Supporting Collaborative Decryption With Blockchain Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Profit Maximizing Smart Manufacturing Over AI-Enabled Configurable Blockchains Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Addressing Audit and Accountability Issues in Self-Sovereign Identity Blockchain Systems Using Archival Science Principles Victoria Lemieux, Artemij Voskobojnikov, Meng Kang
A Cross-Pollination of ideas about Distributed Ledger Technological Innovation through a Multidisciplinary and Multisectoral lens: Insights from the Blockchain Technology Symposium ’21 Victoria Lemieux, Atefeh Mashatan, Rei Safavi-Naini, Jeremy Clark
Deep Reinforcement Learning For Blockchain in Industrial IoT: A Survey Zehua (David) Wang, Yulei Wu, Yuxiang Ma
Blockchain-Assisted Secure Fine-Grained Searchable Encryption for a Cloud-Based Healthcare Cyber-Physical System Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Blockchain-empowered Data-driven Networks: A Survey and Outlook Zehua (David) Wang, Victor Leung, Xi Li, Hong Ji, Yiming Liu, Heli Zhang
Building Decentralized Trust - Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Design of Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers Victoria Lemieux, Chen Feng
Multidisciplinary Blockchain Research and Design: A Case Study in Moving from Theory to Pedagogy to Practice Chelsea Palmer, Victoria Lemieux, Chris Rowell
Blockchain Empowered Mobile Edge Intelligence, Machine Learning and Secure Data Sharing Zehua (David) Wang, Yao Du, Shuxiao Miao, Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain-Empowered Mobile Edge Intelligence, Machine Learning and Secure Data Sharing Yao Du, Shuxiao Miao, Victoria Lemieux, Zehua (David) Wang, Zitian Tong
Dissecting the Performance of Chained-BFT Chen Feng, Ivan Beschastnikh, Ali Farahbakhsh, Jianyu Niu, Hao Duan
The impact of propagation delay to different selfish miners in proof-of-work blockchains Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Blockchain-Enabled Edge Intelligence for IoT: Background, Emerging Trends and Open Issues Zehua (David) Wang, Yao Du
El Deseno de Sistemas de Información Como Imperative Para Recalcular Archivos Victoria Lemieux
Incentive Analysis of Bitcoin-NG, Revisited Chen Feng, Jianyu Niu, Ziyu Wang
Application and evaluation of payment channel in hybrid decentralized ethereum token exchange Zehua (David) Wang, Victor Leung, Xuan Luo, Wei Cai, Xiuhua Li
Bring Intelligence among Edges: A Blockchain-Assisted Edge Intelligence Approach Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Institutional Settlements and Organizational Hybridity: The Rise and Fall of Supervised Consumption Sites Chang Lu, Trish Reay, Elizabeth Goodrick
Application and Evaluation of Payment Channel in Hybrid Decentralized Ethereum Token Exchange Zehua (David) Wang, Xuan Luo, Wei Cai, Xiuhua Li
Consumers’ Intentions to Adopt Blockchain-Based Personal Health Records and Data Sharing: Focus Group Study Chang Lu, Hoda Hamouda, Victoria Lemieux
Private-Blockchain-Based Industrial IoT for Material and Product Tracking in Smart Manufacturing Victor Leung, Mohammad Iqbal Saryuddin Assaqty, Ying Gao, Xiping Hu, Zhaolong Ning, Quansi Wen, Yijian Chen
Fast-HotStuff: A Fast and Resilient HotStuff Protocol Mohammad Jalalzai, Chen Feng, Jianyu Niu
Infinity Battle: A Glance at How Blockchain Techniques Serve in a Serverless Gaming System Co-authored by: Victor Leung
CloudArcade: A Blockchain Empowered Cloud Gaming System Zehua (David) Wang, Victor Leung, Wei Cai, Juntao Zhao, Yuanfang Chi
CloudArcade: A Blockchain Empowered Cloud Gaming System Zehua (David) Wang, Juntao Zhao, Yuanfang Chi
Incentive Analysis of Bitcoin-NG, Revisited Chen Feng, Jianyu Niu, Ziyu Wang
Intelligent Resource Allocation for Video Analytics in Blockchain-Enabled Internet of Autonomous Vehicles with Edge Computing Xiantao Jiang, Richard Yu, Tian Song
Intelligent Resource Allocation for Video Analytics in Blockchain-Enabled Internet of Autonomous Vehicles With Edge Computing Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Blockchain-Enabled Security and Privacy for Internet-of-Vehicles Co-authored by: Victor Leung
How Blockchain Capabilities Advance Data Sharing and Benefit Virtual Care Chang Lu
Optimizing the Transition Waste in Coded Elastic Computing Chen Feng, Hoang Dau, Ryan Gabrys, Liyi Zeng, Yu-Chih Huang, Quang-Hung Luu, Eidah Alzahrani, Zahir Tari
HIBAR Research: The Frontier Is Actually an Ecosystem Lyle H. Schwartz, Gretchen B. Jordan
Compute-Forward for DMCs: Simultaneous Decoding of Multiple Combinations Chen Feng, Sung Hoon Lim, Michael Gastpar, Adriano Pastore, Bobak Nazer
How effective are smart contract analysis tools? evaluating smart contract static analysis tools using bug injection Asem Ghaleb, Karthik Pattabiraman
Secrecy Performance of NOMA Systems with Energy Harvesting and Full-Duplex Relaying Chen Feng, Cheng Guo, Liqiang Zhao, Zhiguo Ding, Hui-Ming Wang
Surviving in Platform Ecosystems Based on Distributed Trust Technologies: A Framework and Research Agenda" Chris Rowell
CVIN: Connected Vehicle Information Network Chen Feng, Nikhil Prakesh, David G. Michelson
Blockchain and Machine Learning for Communications and Networking Systems Yiming Liu, Richard Yu, Xi Li, Hong Ji
A Deep Reinforcement Learning-based Transcoder Selection Framework for Blockchain-Enabled Wireless D2D Transcoding Richard Yu, Mengting Liu, Yinglei Teng, Mei Song
A Voting Blockchain based Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs) Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Witness Webinar: Can Governments Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Still Respect Personal Privacy? Victoria Lemieux
Hypergrowth Exit Mindset: Destroying Societal Wellbeing through Venture Capital Biased Social Construction of Value Laura Lam
Delay Sensitive Large-scale Parked Vehicular Computing via Software Defined Blockchain Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Caught in the Middle? Strategic Information Governance Disruptions in the Era of Blockchain and Distributed Trust Victoria Lemieux, Chris Rowell
Beh-Raft-Chain: A Behavior-Based Fast Blockchain Protocol for Complex Networks Co-authored by: Victor Leung
Beh-Raft-Chain: A Behavior-based Fast Blockchain Protocol for Complex Networks Li-e Wang, Yan Bai, Quan Jiang, Wei Cai, Xianxian Li
A Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)-enabled Transcoding Framework for Blockchain-based Video Streaming Mengting Liu, Yinglei Teng, Richard Yu, Mei Song
Blockchain and Machine Learning for Communications and Networking Systems Yiming Liu, Richard Yu, Xi Li, Hong Ji
Extending the Scope of Computational Archival Science: A Case Study on Leveraging Archival and Engineering Approaches to Develop a Framework to Detect and Prevent “Fake Video” Victoria Lemieux, Hoda Hamouda, Chen Feng, Jessica Bushey, James Stewart, James Cameron, Ken Thibodeau, Corinne Rogers
Blockchain in Global Health – An appraisal of Current and Future Applications Victoria Lemieux, Aranka Anema, Alexander Houghton, Chandana Unnithan
Biscotti: A Blockchain System for Private and Secure Federated Learning Ivan Beschastnikh, Muhammad Shayan, Clement Fung, Chris J.M Yoon
Adaptive Resource Allocation in Future Wireless Networks With Blockchain and Mobile Edge Computing Richard Yu, Heli Zhang, Hong Ji, Mengting Liu, Fengxian Guo
Erlay: Efficient Transaction Relay for Bitcoin Ivan Beschastnikh, Gregory Maxwell
, Pieter Wuille
, Gleb Naumenko
Blockchain and Public Record Keeping: Of Temples, Prisons, and the (Re)Configuration of Power Victoria Lemieux
A Secure Consensus Protocol for Sidechains Chen Feng, Cesar Grajales, Jianyu Niu, Mohammad Jalalzai
Selfish Mining in Ethereum Chen Feng, Jianyu Niu
The Margin Between the Edge of the World and Infinite Possibility Darra Hofman, Victoria Lemieux
Distributed Resource Allocation in Blockchain-based Video Streaming Systems with Mobile Edge Computing Mengting Liu, Yinglei Teng, Richard Yu
How Blockchain Can Shape Sustainable Global Value Chains: An Evidence, Verifiability, and Enforceability (EVE) Framework Harish Krishnan, Lijo John
Legitimating The Initial Coin Offering: A Multidisciplinary Study Chris Rowell
Initial Coin Offerings, Blockchain Technology, and White Paper Disclosures Chen Feng, Nan Li, Mingyue Zhang, Franco Wong
Decentralized Applications: The Blockchain-Empowered Software System Chen Feng
Bringing the Inside Out and the Outside In: How Hiring Processes Bridge Across Startup-Ecosystem Boundaries
A Strong Adaptive Strategic Double-spending Attack on Blockchains
Building Trust & Protecting Privacy: Analyzing Evidentiary Quality in a Blockchain Proof-of-Concept for Health Research Data Consent Management Darra Hofman, Victoria Lemieux
Self-Organized Governance in Blockchain-based Tokenized Markets Ning Nan, Chris Rowell
Digital Ledger Technology: How Blockchain is Changing Organizations and Markets Aija Leiponen, Llewelly Thomas, Christian Catalini, Hanna Halaburda, Kevin Werbach
A Million Ways to DAO: Identifying and Preventing Smart Contract Security Risks Victoria Lemieux
The Future of Archives as Networked, Decentralized, Autonomous and Global. Victoria Lemieux
Quasi-cyclic multi-edge LDPC codes for long-distance quantum cryptography Chen Feng, Mario Milicevic, Glenn Gulak, Lei Zhang
A Typology of Blockchain Recordkeeping Solutions and Some Reflections on their Implications for the Future of Archival Preservation Victoria Lemieux
Evaluating the Use of Blockchain in Land Transactions: An Archival Science Perspective Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain Recordkeeping: A SWOT Analysis Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers as Trusted Recordkeeping Systems: An Archival Theoretic Evaluation Framework Victoria Lemieux
Blockchain-Empowered Fair Computational Resource Sharing System in the D2D Network Zehua (David) Wang, Zhen Hong, Wei Cai

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