About Journal
ISSN: 2938-2602
Format: Acrobat (pdf)
Language: English
Periodicity: 2 issue/12 months
Publication fee: free of charge
Publisher: IFSA Publishing, S.L. (Barcelona, Spain)
Open Access License: Creative Commons 4.0 International License CC-BY

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Aims and Scope
An official journal of IFSA — the non-profit professional association serving for industry and academy since 1999.

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are now topics of substantial impact that society needs to contemplate, exploit and adopt.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency is international, peer reviewed open access journal for researchers, engineers, and practitioners to present the latest advances and innovations in blockchain and cryptocurrency researches. The journal publishes theoretical and applied articles on all aspects (technical, economical and social) of the mentioned emerging areas to help the future adaptation of these technologies.

The emergence and popularity of blockchain and cryptocurrency techniques have significantly changed the operation and management of digital systems globally. As results, new applications of blockchain technology and introduction of new cryptocurrencies exhibit variety of complex problems, which generate new demands and challenges on the research community.

The journal will publish articles that detail novel techniques, investigate new applications, introduce advanced methodologies, propose promising research directions and discuss approaches for unsolved issues.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Blockchain theories, applications and their evolution
* Blockchain based protocols and algorithms
* Smart contracts and distributed ledgers
* Distributed consensus and fault tolerance mechanisms
* Performance optimization of blockchain and decentralized schemes
* Integration of blockchain with other emerging technologies
* Cryptography techniques
* Security and privacy surrounding blockchain technology
* Cryptocurrency protocols and adoption
* Digital currencies
* Exchanges, trading and mining
* Financial analysis and risk management with cryptocurrencies
* FinTech and DeFi
* Web 3.0
* ​Metaverses
* Fraud detection and financial crime prevention
* Legal, ethical and societal aspects of blockchain and cryptocurrencies
* Regulation and law enforcement of blockchain technology,
* New business models
* Case studies (e.g., of adoption, attacks, forks, scams, regulations, policies, standards …)
Editorial Board
Prof., Dr. Sergey Y. Yurish - Editor-in-Chief
(IFSA, Barcelona, Spain)
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