Distributed Consensus

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Skills You'll Learn

Bitcoin Network, Blockchains, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin

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LB

Jan 15, 2017

I find this course prepared very well. There are many perspectives and this course does not concentrate on the technology only. I find this course very helpful. The level is more then just beginner.

CY

Aug 31, 2017

Excellent intro course into blockchain technology and potential applications could be built on top of it. Also, if you're technical there are programming assignments which reinforce your learning.

From the lesson
How Bitcoin Achieves Decentralization
Learn Bitcoin's consensus mechanism and reason about its security. Appreciate how security comes from a combination of technical methods and clever incentive engineering.

Taught By

  • Arvind Narayanan

    Arvind Narayanan

    Associate Professor

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