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IOTA Feasibility and Perspectives for Enabling Vehicular Applications

Bartolomeu, P. ; Ferreira, J.

IOTA Feasibility and Perspectives for Enabling Vehicular Applications, Proc GLOBECOM-IEEE Global Communications Conference, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Vol. , pp. 1 - 7, December, 2018.

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2018.8644201

The emergence of distributed ledger technologies in the vehicular applications' arena is decisively contributing to their improvement and shaping of the public opinion about their future. The Tangle is a technology at its infancy, but showing enormous potential to become a key solution by addressing several of the blockchain's limitations. This paper focuses on the use of the Tangle to improve the security of both in-vehicle and off-vehicle functions in vehicular applications. To this end, key operational performance parameters are identified, evaluated and discussed with emphasis on their limitations and potential impact in future vehicular applications.