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The Proposal of a Blockchain-Based Architecture for Transparent Certificate Handling

  • Jerinas GreschEmail author
  • Bruno Rodrigues
  • Eder Scheid
  • Salil S. Kanhere
  • Burkhard Stiller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 339)

Abstract

Diplomas have high importance in society since they serve as official proofs for education. Therefore, it is not surprising that forgeries of such documents have become commonplace. Thus, employers ordinarily have the diplomas manually verified by the issuer. Blockchain creates opportunities to overcome these obstacles, as it has revolutionized the way in which people interact with each other. Based on this, a holistic solution that includes issuance and verification of diplomas can be realized. This paper presents a proposal of a blockchain based system for managing diplomas called UZHBC (University of ZuricH BlockChain).

Keywords

Blockchain Education Diploma Verification Digitalization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerinas Gresch
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bruno Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Eder Scheid
    • 1
  • Salil S. Kanhere
    • 2
  • Burkhard Stiller
    • 1
  1. 1.Communication Systems Group (CSG), Department of Informatics (IfI)University of Zurich (UZH)ZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Networked Systems and Security Group (NetSyS)UNSW SydneySydneyAustralia

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