T. H. Nguyen, J. Partala and S. Pirttikangas, "Blockchain-Based Mobility-as-a-Service," 2019 28th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN), Valencia, Spain, 2019, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICCCN.2019.8847027
|Author:||Nguyen, Tri Hong1; Partala, Juha1; Pirttikangas, Susanna1|
1University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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IEEE Computer Society Press,
|Publish Date:|| 2019-12-17
In this paper, we present a vision for a blockchain-based Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) as an application of edge computing. In current MaaS systems, a central MaaS operator plays a crucial role serving an intermediate layer which manages and controls the connections between transportation providers and passengers with several other features. Since the willingness of public and private transportation providers to connect to this layer is essential in the current realization of MaaS, in our vision, to eliminate this layer, a novel blockchain-based MaaS is proposed. The solution also improves trust and transparency for all stakeholders as well as eliminates the need to make commercial agreements with separate MaaS agents. From a technical perspective, the power of computing and resources are distributed to different transportation providers at the edge of the network providing trust in a decentralised way. The blockchain-based MaaS has the potential to emerge as the main component for a smart city transportation offering efficiency and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Proceedings. International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks
|Pages:||1 - 6|
28th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2019, 29 July - 1 Aug 2019 Valencia, Spain
International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks
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A4 Article in conference proceedings
|Field of Science:||
113 Computer and information sciences
This research is done in a strategic research project Personalization, Privacy and Quality Control for MaaS with Blockchain - TrustedMaaS under focus institute Infotech Oulu, University of Oulu. Furthermore, the researchers operate under Academy of Finland 6Genesis Flagship (grant 318927).
|Academy of Finland Grant Number:||
318927 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
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