A Decentralized Publication System for Open Science using Blockchain and IPFS

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Tenorio Fornés, Antonio and Jacynycz García, Viktor and David Llop, David and Sánchez Ruiz-Granados, Antonio A. and Hassan, Samer (2018) A Decentralized Publication System for Open Science using Blockchain and IPFS. In PEERE International Conference on Peer Review 2018, 7-9 Marzo 2018, Roma, Italia.

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Science publication and peer review raises concerns about fairness, quality, per-formance, cost or accuracy. The Open Access movements has been unable to fulfill all itspromises, and middlemen publishers can still impose policies and concentrate profits. Thispaper, using emerging distributed technologies such as Blockchain and IPFS, proposes adecentralized publication system for open science. It provides transparent governance, adistributed reviewer reputation system, and open access by-design. The paper concludesreviewing the open challenges of such approach.


Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Blockchain, decentralized systems, distributed systems, open access, open science, peer review, P2P, publications, reputation
Subjects:Sciences > Computer science
ID Code:62320
Deposited On:28 Sep 2020 16:19
Last Modified:28 Sep 2020 16:19

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