Lectures & Recitations
Table of Contents
Date Week Lecture Recitation Materials
27/2 1 Administration, a (soft) intro to blockchains and digital currencies, basic computational concepts, defining signatures. Collision resistant hashing lec1_slides, lec1_notes, rec1_notes
6/3 2 What security means: the case of digital signatures, one-time signatures, the random oracle model. Digital signatures lec2_notes, rec2_notes
13/3 3 Classical consensus: $1/3$-lower-bound, The Dolev-Strong protocol from digital signatures. More on consensus. lec3_notes, rec3_notes
20/3 4 Decentralized consensus. The Bitcoin protocol. More on proofs of work. lec4_slides, rec4_notes
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