Courses of Study 2016-2017 
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Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 5437 - [Principals and Practice of Cryptocurrencies]

Spring. Not offered 2016-2017. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: CS 4410  or permission of instructor.

I. Eyal.

This course will provide an introduction to the theoretical concepts and practical concerns of cybercurrencies. Topics include hashing, cryptographic signatures, peer to peer networks, distributed consensus with proof of work, and the security and privacy of cyber-currencies. Also discussed are Bitcoin’s use and ecosystem, its history, economy and legal aspects.

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