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A. Nag, A. Kalla and M. Liyanage, "Blockchain-over-Optical Networks: A Trusted Virtual Network Function (VNF) Management Proposition for 5G Optical Networks," 2019 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), Chengdu, China, 2019, pp. 1-3

Blockchain-over-optical networks: a trusted virtual network function (VNF) management proposition for 5G optical networks

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Author: Nag, Avishek1; Kalla, Anshuman2; Liyanage, Madusanka1
Organizations: 1University College Dublin, Ireland
2Manipal University Jaipur, India
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019
Publish Date: 2021-03-16


In this paper, we discuss the security issues revolving around the management of VNFs in 5G optical networks; and present a high-level view of work-in-progress by leveraging a Blockchain-over-optical network to mitigate these issues.

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ISBN: 978-1-7281-6768-8
ISBN Print: 978-1-943580-70-5
Pages: 1 - 3
Host publication: 2019 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), 2-5 November 2019, Chengdu, China
Conference: Asia Communications and Photonics Conference
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
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