A Trust Evaluation Gateway for Distributed Blockchain IoT Network

  • Hsing-Chung ChenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 264)


As the number of Internet of massive Things (IoT) applications in vehicles, factory machinery, smart buildings and city infrastructure grows, a secure and automated solution of enabling a mesh network for transactional processes is an important demand. However, the trust evaluation among those unknown IoT devices which communicate and trade to each other is still the high demand in distributed BC IoT network. The idea of the trust evaluation gateway is first proposed for distributed BC IoT network. Finally, the three types of trust evaluation functionfor Machine to Individual (M2I), Machine to Machine (M2M), and Individual to Individual (I2I), selectively, are proposed and provided an appropriate solution for solving the online authentication problem in distributed BC IoT network.


Internet of things Blockchain Trust evaluation Gateway 



This study was supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan, Republic of China, under the grants of MOST 106-2632-E-468-003 and MOST 107-2221-E-468-015.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringAsia UniversityTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Medical Research, China Medical University HospitalChina Medical UniversityTaichungTaiwan

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