CS 5437

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This course will provide an introduction to the theoretical concepts and practical concerns of cybercurrencies. Topics include hashing, cryptographic signatures, peer to peer networks, distributed consensus with proof of work, and the security and privacy of cyber-currencies. Also discussed are Bitcoin's use and ecosystem, its history, economy and legal aspects.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 4410 or permission of instructor.

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt