Authority Printed Upon Emptiness

Published on Nov 1, 2015in IEEE Internet Computing2.89
· DOI :10.1109/MIC.2015.122
Kieron O'Hara23
Estimated H-index: 23
(University of Southampton)
In a time of economic volatility, what can cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin bring to the table? What new vulnerabilities would they introduce? And could they be minimized through consumer protection mechanisms?
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Published on May 4, 2017in Proceedings of SPIE
Val Red1
Estimated H-index: 1
(AFRL: Air Force Research Laboratory)
Existing distributed ledger implementations – specifically, several blockchain implementations – embody a cacophony of divergent capabilities augmenting innovations of cryptographic hashes, consensus mechanisms, and asymmetric cryptography in a wide variety of applications. Whether specifically designed for cryptocurrency or otherwise, several distributed ledgers rely upon modular mechanisms such as consensus or smart contracts. These components, however, can vary substantially among implementat...
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