Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies
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.
- Bitcoin transactions
- Consensus protocols
- Elliptic curves
- Hash functions
- Mining strategies and incentives
- Proposed Bitcoin regulations
- Zerocoin, zerocash
Note on Course Availability
The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate certificate homepage.