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Bitcoin and Crypto Currencies

Bitcoin and Crypto Currencies

Application and fee apply.

Overview

The potential application for Bitcoin-like technologies is enormous. This course covers the technical aspects of engineering secure software, system interactions with crypto-currencies, and distributed consensus for reliability.

Instructors

  • Dan Boneh Professor of Computer ScienceStanford University

Topics Include

  • Altcoins
  • Bitcoin transactions
  • Consensus protocols
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Elliptic curves
  • Hash functions
  • Mining strategies and incentives
  • Proposed Bitcoin regulations
  • Zerocoin, zerocash

Units

3.0

Prerequisites

CS110CS255 is recommended

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