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T. Hewa, P. Porambage, A. Kalla, D. P. M. Osorio, M. Liyanage and M. Ylianttila, "Blockchain and Game Theory Convergence for Network Slice Brokering," in Computer, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 80-91, March 2023, doi: 10.1109/MC.2022.3165533.

Blockchain and game theory convergence for network slice brokering

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Author: Hewa, Tharaka1; Porambage, Pawani1; Kalla, Anshuman1;
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2023
Publish Date: 2023-03-16


As a distributed ledger technology, blockchain has received significant attention in revolutionizing telecommunication and networking domains. This article proposes a blockchain-based network slice brokering mechanism for multioperator and multitenant environments of the envisioned 6G networks.

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Series: Computer
ISSN: 0018-9162
ISSN-E: 1558-0814
ISSN-L: 0018-9162
Volume: 56
Issue: 3
Pages: 80 - 91
DOI: 10.1109/mc.2022.3165533
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
Funding: This research is funded by European Union under INSPIRE5G-plus (grant 871808), Academy of Finland under 6Genesis Flagship (Grant 318927), and Science Foundation Ireland under CONNECT phase 2 (grant 13/RC/2077_P2) projects. The work of Diana P. M. Osorio is funded by Academy of Finland project FAITH (Grant 334280).
EU Grant Number: (871808) INSPIRE-5Gplus - INtelligent Security and PervasIve tRust for 5G and Beyond
Academy of Finland Grant Number: 318927
Detailed Information: 318927 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
334280 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
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