Blockchain-based Smart Contracts: A Systematic Mapping Study

@article{Alharby2017BlockchainbasedSC,
  title={Blockchain-based Smart Contracts: A Systematic Mapping Study},
  author={Maher Alharby and Aad van Moorsel},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1710.06372}
}
An appealing feature of blockchain technology is smart contracts. [] Key Result The results show that about two thirds of the papers focus on identifying and tackling smart contract issues. Four key issues are identified, namely, codifying, security, privacy and performance issues. The rest of the papers focuses on smart contract applications or other smart contract related topics. Research gaps that need to be addressed in future studies are provided.

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