- Schedule of Classes - November 22, 2017 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - November 22, 2017 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
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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