Program
An introduction to blockchain technology
Student No.:40
Time:Tue 13:30-15:05, Oct.16-Dec.4
Instructor:应翔Ying Xiang  
Place:Conference Room 3, Jin Chun Yuan West Bldg.
Starting Date:2018-10-16
Ending Date:2018-12-4

Description:
This course covers the basics of the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and cryptography, including technical details of Bitcoin and Ethereum, consensus algorithms, double spending problem, smart contracts, and the future directions of blockchain technologies like sharding, payment channel, DAG, VRFs, etc.
本课程介绍了区块链、加密货币和相关的密码学技术,包括比特币、以太坊的技术细节、共识算法、双重支付问题、智能合约技术以及区块链底层技术的前沿发展趋势,包括分片技术、支付通道与状态通道、基于有向无环图的数据结构与共识、可验证随机函数等等。


Prerequisite: Algorithms, data structures and basic background of cryptography.