Toward a Decentralized Service Marketplace: The Interplay Between Blockchain and Algebraic Service Composition

  • Chen Qian
  • Wenjing ZhuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12403)


Service marketplaces are supposed to guarantee an open platform for sellers and customers of cloud services. But their potentials cannot be fully released, due to the widely known shortcomings including but not limited to central power of authority, data privacy, lack of customization, rigid and complex trading procedure. We argue that decentralized marketplaces, although not mature, are the most promising solution to address these issues. In this paper, we present our work in progress, which is oriented toward a blockchain-enabled marketplace for sharing services at different levels of granularity in a flexible and trustworthy manner.



This work has been supported by the Initial Research Funds for Young Teachers of Donghua University, the National Key R&D Program of China under Grant 2019YFE0190500 and Shanghai Engineering Research Center on Big Data Management System.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyDonghua UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of Shanghai, Shanghai LibraryShanghaiChina

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