SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 61, Issue 4: 049102(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-017-9245-1

DESC: enabling secure data exchange based on smart contracts

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  • ReceivedAug 6, 2017
  • AcceptedSep 20, 2017
  • PublishedFeb 8, 2018


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This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (Grant No. 61572136), and Shanghai Innovation Action Project (Grant No. 16DZ1100200).


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) DESC framework workflow.


    Algorithm 1 Policy enforcement algorithm

    Require:ea: exchange attributes; pa: policy attributes.

    Output:result: application result for data exchange.

    for $\rm{identity}~\in~\rm{pa.blacklist}$

    if $\rm{ea.identity}~=~\rm{identity}$ then


    Return $\rm{result};~~~\blacktriangleright$ deny application

    end if

    end for

    for $\rm{identity}~\in~\rm{pa.whitelist}$

    if $\rm{ea.identity}~=~\rm{identity}$ then


    Return $\rm{result};~~~\blacktriangleright$ grant license

    end if

    end for

    if $\rm{ea.price}~\in~\rm{pa.priceRange}~\textbf{~and~}$ $\rm{ea.time}~\in~\rm{pa.exchangeTimeRange}~\textbf{~and~}$ $\rm{ea.sample}~\in~\rm{pa.sampleRateRange}~\textbf{~and~}$ $\rm{ea.update}~\in~\rm{pa.updateFrequencyRange}~\textbf{~and~}$ $\rm{ea.damages}~\in~\rm{pa.liquidatedDamagesRange}$ then


    Return $\rm{result};~~~~\blacktriangleright$ grant license

    end if


    Return $\rm{result}.~~~~~\blacktriangleright$ deny application

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