CS 6432

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Distributed consensus protocols have been widely adopted in replicated databases and decentralized cryptocurrencies. In this course, we will explore how to design formally secure protocols that allow nodes to reach consensus in a distributed system. Both classical consensus and modern blockchains will be discussed.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: undergraduate discrete math, CS 2800 or equivalent.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: CS 6432

  • 3 Credits Graded

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: CS 6432

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18526CS 6432  LEC 030

  • Taught in NYC. Enrollment limited to: PhD students at Cornell Tech. Offered via distance learning, streaming from Ithaca.