CS 6466

CS 6466

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This paper-reading course will examine the design and implementation of cryptocurrencies, digital coin systems and smart tokens. Starting with the initial virtual currency proposals from the 90's, we will cover the landmark papers that provide the foundation for today's cryptocurrencies and smart contract platforms, with some emphasis on public key cryptography, consensus protocols, and other foundational building blocks. The course will also cover smart contract construction, including Digital Autonomous Organizations and other application areas.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 2110.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CS 6466

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17223CS 6466  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    Class offered via distance learning streaming from NYC. Offered to CIS MS and PhD students only.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CS 6466

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17222CS 6466  LEC 030

  • Taught in NYC. Enrollment limited to Cornell Tech PhD Students.