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JACIII Vol.27 No.5 pp. 822-836
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2023.p0822
(2023)

Research Paper:

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: A Bibliometric Analysis

Shaily Jain*1 ORCID Icon, Chetan Sharma*2 ORCID Icon, Prasenjit Das*3 ORCID Icon, Shankar Shambhu*4 ORCID Icon, and Hsin-Yuan Chen*5,†

*1Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University
103-104, D7, Maya Garden City, Zirakpur 140603, India

*2upGrad Campus, upGrad Education Private Limited
House No.3, Sacred Soul School, Gharuan District, Mohali, Punjab 140301, India

*3Computer Science and Engineering, Apex Institute of Technology, Chandigarh University
Gharuan, Mohali, Punjab 140413, India

*4Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University
223/4 ZL, Ram Nagar Kalka, Haryana 133302, India

*5Zhejiang University
No.26 Fengnan Road, Ouhai District, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325006, China

Corresponding author

Received:
September 26, 2022
Accepted:
May 8, 2023
Published:
September 20, 2023
Keywords:
blockchain, cryptocurrency, bibliometric analysis, VOSviewer
Abstract

Blockchain is a technology that collects data in a blockchain and allows transactions securely and transparently. It is used in many fields. Bibliometric publications examining detailed research trends in blockchain and cryptocurrency are still rare, but one bibliometric report did include research on the topic. The present work is filling in the void that eludes the study of research in the blockchain area. In the current work, we have included a wide range of blockchain and cryptocurrency research efforts to date. This study used the Scopus database to extract 2,045 articles from 2014 to 2021. The goal was to examine blockchain and cryptocurrency growth in volume, trend, global distribution, significant journals, pioneering authors, leading nations, and dominant sectors. This study highlights many aspects of worldwide blockchain and cryptocurrency research by researchers from all over the world. This research also studies how consensus decision-making and its processes are used. This study highlights many aspects of global blockchain and cryptocurrency research. This study also examines their use and consensus methods.

Cite this article as:
S. Jain, C. Sharma, P. Das, S. Shambhu, and H. Chen, “Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: A Bibliometric Analysis,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.27 No.5, pp. 822-836, 2023.
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