Paper co-authored by LASIGE’s Naercio Magaia and João Preto accepted at IEEE Network

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Date: 24/06/2020

The paper “Emerging Drone Trends for Blockchain-Based 5G Networks: Open Issues and Future Perspectives” co-authored by Naercio Magaia (LASIGE integrated researcher) and our BSc student João Preto, has been accepted for publication at IEEE Network, a top-ranked networking magazine (IF: 7.503, h5-index 59).

This article discusses 5G communication networks and Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) as promising technologies that can provide several benefits to drone-enabled environments. It also introduces new security concerns of drone communication networks, given their recent popularity. Blockchain technology is brought as a novel solution to address such concerns.