CS 6466

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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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18145CS 6466  LEC 001

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    • Sirer, E