Neural network insights of blockchain technology in manufacturing improvement

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In recent years, blockchain technology has garnered phenomenal interest across various industries due to its disruptive potential on business improvement. The capability of blockchain technology in enhancing efficient data management and providing traceability offers significant value to manufacturing. Given the increasing traction of blockchain application, the confluence of blockchain technology with other emergent technologies is poised to transform the manufacturing industry. This study addresses the paucity of scholarly research by deciphering how blockchain technology can contribute to manufacturing improvement. Based on neural network analysis, this study maps the future pathways in blockchain technology research in manufacturing improvement by revealing the emerging themes, offer recommendations, and raise the call for more studies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2020 IEEE 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications
EditorsAhmad Sarfaraz, Parames Chutima, Weihao Hu, Soumaya Yacout, T. Qu
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781728167855
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventIEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications 2020 - Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 16 Apr 202021 Apr 2020
Conference number: 7th (Proceedings)


ConferenceIEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications 2020
Abbreviated titleICIEA 2020
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  • industry 4.0
  • internet of things
  • operations
  • process
  • supply chain
  • systems

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