CSCI1951-L

Blockchains & Cryptocurrencies

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/cs1951l/
Location:TBD
Meeting Time:J hr: T,Th 1:00-2:20
Semester:Spring
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Every year


Description

Introduction to modern blockchain-based systems. Topics covered include consensus and distributed computing, exaples cryptocurrencies, programming smart contracts, privacy and secrecy, transfer networks, atomic swaps and transactions, non-currency applications of blockchains, and legal and social implications. Students will do a programming project and a term project.

Prerequisites one of: CSCI 300, 320, 330, 1310, or 1330

CRN: 2272