From the Blockchain to Logic Programming and Back: Research Perspectives


Giovanni Ciatto, Roberta Calegari, Stefano Mariani, Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini

WOA 2018 – 19th Workshop "From Objects to Agents”, pp. 69-74
CEUR Workshop Proceedings (AI*IA Series) 2215, giugno 2018
Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University
Massimo Cossentino, Luca Sabatucci, Valeria Seidita (a cura di)

The blockchain is a novel approach to support distributed systems enabling a common, consistent view of a shared state among distributed nodes.
There, smart contracts are computer programs that allow users to deploy arbitrary computations, in charge of automatically regulate state transitions and enforce properties.
In this paper we speculate on how the blockchain and smart contracts could take advantage of a logic programming approach, and, complementarily, on how logic programming can benefit from the blockchain infrastructure.
Accordingly, we discuss some possible research directions and open questions for future research.

(keywords) blockchain, logic programming, smart contracts
 @inproceedings{blockchainlp-woa2018,
Author = {Ciatto, Giovanni and Calegari, Roberta and Mariani, Stefano and Denti, Enrico and Omicini, Andrea},
Booktitle = {WOA 2018 -- 19th Workshop ``From Objects to Agents''},
Editor = {Cossentino, Massimo and Sabatucci, Luca and Seidita, Valeria},
IrisId = {11585/646042},
Keywords = {blockchain, logic programming, smart contracts},
Month = jun,
Pages = {69--74},
Publisher = {Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University},
ScholarId = {816353538952619884},
ScopusId = {2-s2.0-85054323401},
Series = {CEUR Workshop Proceedings},
Subseries = {AI*IA Series},
Title = {From the Blockchain to Logic Programming and Back: Research Perspectives},
Url-Pdf = {http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2215/paper_12.pdf},
       Url = {http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2215/paper_12.pdf},
Volume = 2215,
Year = 2018

Riviste & collane

Eventi

  • XIX Workshop "From Objects to Agents" (WOA 2018) — 27/06/2018–29/06/2018

Pubblicazione

— autori/autrici

Giovanni Ciatto, Roberta Calegari, Stefano Mariani, Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini

— a cura di

Massimo Cossentino, Luca Sabatucci, Valeria Seidita

— stato

pubblicato

— tipo

articolo in atti

Sede di pubblicazione

— volume

WOA 2018 – 19th Workshop "From Objects to Agents”

— collana

CEUR Workshop Proceedings / AI*IA Series

— volume

2215

— pagine

69-74

— data di pubblicazione

giugno 2018

URL

pagina originale

Identificatori

— IRIS

11585/646042

— Scholar

816353538952619884

— Scopus

2-s2.0-85054323401

BibTeX

— BibTeX ID
blockchainlp-woa2018
— BibTeX category
inproceedings

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