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The world of home automation is changing and converging. As the IoT is increasingly being used for smart home use cases and there has been quite some increasing hype around all sorts of smart home labeled products and future home scenarios, the concept of the real connected smart home is more popular than ever. Home automation is an essential part of a smart home, and even the concept and reality of a smart or intelligent home as such go back to long before the term Internet of Things was even coined. This journal aims to address IoT development, gather researches on advance methodologies, strategies, frameworks, architectures and algorithms that can effectively be used for smart home in the age of internet of things.

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  • Home Automation and Smart Homes
  • Smart House
  • Intelligent Home
  • Connected Home and Home Automation
  • Room Control Functions
  • Mechanical Ventilation Control
  • Energy Metering
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Heating Controls and Radiators
  • Lighting Control
  • Smart Home Solutions
  • Smart Home Context
  • Smart Home Standardization
  • Connected Home Solutions
  • Smart Home Automation Forecasts
  • WoT Architectures Such as Things-centric
  • Future Internet Design for WoT
  • Cloud-based WoT
  • Systems for use in Smart Home and City
  • WoT Enabling Technologies such as Sensors
  • Radio Frequency Identification
  • Low Power and Energy Harvesting
  • Sensor Networks
  • Machine-type Communication
  • Resource-constrained Networks
  • Real-time Systems
  • WoT Data Analytics
  • Embedded Software
  • WoT Services
  • Applications
  • Standards
  • Streaming Data Management
  • Mining Platforms for Smart City Application
  • Open Service Platform
  • Semantic Service Management
  • WoT Application Support
  • WoT Interactions
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics with     WoT
  • Web of Things Architecture
  • Interoperability of WoT Systems
  • Data Sharing and acceptance of WoT     Systems
  • Software Defined Network (SDN) and WoT
  • Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • Ultra-low Power WoT Technologies and     Embedded Systems Architectures
  • Wearables
  • Smart Portable Devices
  • Design Space Exploration Techniques for     WoT Devices and Systems
  • Heterogeneous Networks
  • Web of Things
  • Web of Everything
  • WoT Protocols
  • Guidelines
     
    An Auditing Method for Blockchain-based System Development Projects
    Volume 1, No. 1, September 2020 | 8 pages| http//dx.doi.org/10.46410/jctsa.2020.1.1.01

    Authors

    Youngjoo Lee, Sogang University, Seoul, South of Korea
    Soo Yong Park, Sogang University, Seoul, South of Korea


    Abstract

    Since the "fourth industrial revolution" was thrown as a topic at the World Economic Forum, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and big data-related system-building projects have been pouring out in Korea. In particular, as blockchain technologies are applied to various fields such as the financial industry, healthcare, and public sectors, the development of blockchain-based systems is increasing. The use of Hyperledger Fabric in Public institutions and companies is on the rising. When developing the system in public organizations in South Korea, the operator shall be obliged to undergo an information system audit, and the information system audit shall perform the audit according to the inspection criteria. However, there is a limit to perform the information system audit of newly emerging blockchain-based systems using the existing audit items and criteria. Therefore, it is required that standardized audit items and audit techniques for a system based on blockchain. Accordingly, audit items and audit techniques were derived suitable for the system development project using blockchain technologies, and the adequacy of inspection items and inspection techniques was verified from experts. This research will directly help the information system auditor to perform an audit, and it is expected that the operators who develop the blockchain-based system and the organizer that provides services through the blockchain-based system will also contribute to the quality improvement of the system.


    Keywords

    Information System Audit, Software Engineering, Blockchain and Audit Item


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    Citations

    APA:
    Lee, Y. & Park, S. Y. (2020). An Auditing Method for Blockchain-based System Development Projects. Journal of Convergence Technologies and Smart Application (JCTSA), HolyKnight, vol. 1, 1-8. doi.org/10.46410/jctsa.2020.1.1.01.

    MLA:
    Lee, Youngjoo, et al “An Auditing Method for Blockchain-based System Development Projects.” Journal of Convergence Technologies and Smart Application, HolyKnight, vol. 1, 2020, pp 1-8. JCTSA, https://holyknight.co.uk/journals/jctsa/Vol1-1/1.html.

    IEEE:
    [1] Y. Lee, and S. Y. Park, “An Auditing Method for Blockchain-based System Development Projects.” Journal of Convergence Technologies and Smart Application (JCTSA), HolyKnight, vol. 1, pp. 1-8. September 2020.