CSCI1951-L

Blockchains & Cryptocurrencies

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/cs1951l/
Location:Online
Meeting Time:K hr: T,Th 2:30-3:50
Semester:Summer, 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: CSCI 0111, 0150, 0170. or 190.

CRN: None