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Understanding bitcoi : cryptography, engineering and economics

Label
Understanding bitcoi : cryptography, engineering and economics
Title
Understanding bitcoi
Title remainder
cryptography, engineering and economics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discover Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that has the finance world buzzing Bitcoin is arguably one of the biggest developments in finance since the advent of fiat currency. With Understanding Bitcoin, expert author Pedro Franco provides finance professionals with a complete technical guide and resource to the cryptography, engineering and economic development of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This comprehensive, yet accessible work fully explores the supporting economic realities and technological advances of Bitcoin, and presents positive and negative arguments from various economic schools
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Franco, Pedro
Dewey number
005.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Wiley Finance Series
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  • Electronic commerce
  • Bitcoin
  • Electronic funds transfers
  • Cryptography
Label
Understanding bitcoi : cryptography, engineering and economics
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • 12.4 Autonomous Agents
Contents
  • Preface; PART ONE: INTRODUCTION AND ECONOMICS; CHAPTER 1 Foundations; 1.1 Decentralized; 1.2 Open Source; 1.3 Public Asset Ledger; 1.4 It's Not Only the Currency, It's the Technology; CHAPTER 2 Technology (Introduction); 2.1 Centralized Database; 2.2 Addresses, Transactions; 2.3 Distributed Database, the Blockchain; 2.4 Wallets; 2.5 The Different Meanings of Bitcoin; CHAPTER 3 Economics; 3.1 Medium of Exchange; 3.1.1 Pros; 3.1.2 Cons; 3.2 Store of Value; 3.2.1 Bitcoin as Investment
  • 3.2.2 Pros3.2.3 Cons; 3.3 Unit of Account; 3.4 Deflation; 3.5 Volatility; 3.6 Effect on the Financial Industry and Monetary Policy; 3.7 Regulation; CHAPTER 4 Business Applications; 4.1 Money Transfer; 4.2 Exchanges; 4.3 Payment Processors; 4.4 Web Wallets; 4.5 Multisignature Escrow Services; 4.6 Mining; 4.7 ATMs; PART TWO: BITCOIN TECHNOLOGY; CHAPTER 5 Public Key Cryptography; 5.1 Public Key Encryption; 5.2 Digital Signatures; 5.3 RSA; 5.4 Elliptic Curve Cryptography; 5.4.1 Elliptic Curve Summary; 5.4.2 Elliptic Curve Theory; 5.5 Other Cryptographic Primitives; 5.5.1 Blind Signatures
  • 5.5.2 Shamir Secret Sharing5.6 Bitcoin Addresses; CHAPTER 6 Transactions; 6.1 Transaction Scripts; 6.2 Pay-to-address and Pay-to-public-key Transactions; 6.3 Multisignature (m-of-n) Transactions; 6.4 Other Transaction Types; 6.5 Transaction Signature; 6.6 Pay-to-script-hash (P2SH); 6.7 Standard Transactions; CHAPTER 7 The Blockchain; 7.1 Hash Functions; 7.2 Time-stamp; 7.3 Proof-of-work; 7.4 The Blockchain; 7.5 Double-spend and Other Attacks; 7.5.1 Race Attack; 7.5.2 Finney Attack; 7.5.3 Transaction Spamming; 7.6 Merkle Trees; 7.6.1 Transaction Malleability; 7.7 Scalability; CHAPTER 8 Wallets
  • 8.1 Symmetric-key Cryptography8.2 Offline Wallets; 8.2.1 External Storage Media; 8.2.2 Paper Wallets; 8.2.3 Offline Devices; 8.2.4 Hardware Wallets; 8.3 Web Wallets; 8.4 Brain Wallets; 8.5 Deterministic Wallets; 8.5.1 Message Authentication Code (MAC); 8.5.2 Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets; 8.6 Multisignature Wallets; 8.7 Vanity addresses; 8.8 Simplified Payment Verification (SPV); 8.9 The "Payment Protocol" (BIP 70); CHAPTER 9 Mining; 9.1 Mining Technology; 9.2 Pooled Mining; 9.3 Transaction Fees; 9.4 Selfish Mining; PART THREE: THE CRYPTOCURRENCIES LANDSCAPE
  • CHAPTER 10 The Origins of Bitcoin10.1 David Chaum's Ecash; 10.2 Adam Back's Hashcash; 10.3 Nick Szabo's bit gold and Wei Dai's b-money; 10.4 Sander and Ta-Shma's Auditable, Anonymous Electronic Cash; 10.5 Hal Finney's RPOW; 10.6 Satoshi Nakamoto; CHAPTER 11 Alt(ernative) Coins; 11.1 Litecoin; 11.2 Peercoin; 11.3 Namecoin; 11.4 Auroracoin; 11.5 Primecoin; 11.6 Dogecoin; 11.7 Freicoin; 11.8 Other Alt-coins; 11.9 The Case For/Against Alt-coins; CHAPTER 12 Contracts (the Internet of Money or Cryptocurrencies 2.0); 12.1 Digital Assets; 12.2 Smart Property; 12.3 Micropayments
Control code
ocn893732008
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119019152
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893732008
Label
Understanding bitcoi : cryptography, engineering and economics
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • 12.4 Autonomous Agents
Contents
  • Preface; PART ONE: INTRODUCTION AND ECONOMICS; CHAPTER 1 Foundations; 1.1 Decentralized; 1.2 Open Source; 1.3 Public Asset Ledger; 1.4 It's Not Only the Currency, It's the Technology; CHAPTER 2 Technology (Introduction); 2.1 Centralized Database; 2.2 Addresses, Transactions; 2.3 Distributed Database, the Blockchain; 2.4 Wallets; 2.5 The Different Meanings of Bitcoin; CHAPTER 3 Economics; 3.1 Medium of Exchange; 3.1.1 Pros; 3.1.2 Cons; 3.2 Store of Value; 3.2.1 Bitcoin as Investment
  • 3.2.2 Pros3.2.3 Cons; 3.3 Unit of Account; 3.4 Deflation; 3.5 Volatility; 3.6 Effect on the Financial Industry and Monetary Policy; 3.7 Regulation; CHAPTER 4 Business Applications; 4.1 Money Transfer; 4.2 Exchanges; 4.3 Payment Processors; 4.4 Web Wallets; 4.5 Multisignature Escrow Services; 4.6 Mining; 4.7 ATMs; PART TWO: BITCOIN TECHNOLOGY; CHAPTER 5 Public Key Cryptography; 5.1 Public Key Encryption; 5.2 Digital Signatures; 5.3 RSA; 5.4 Elliptic Curve Cryptography; 5.4.1 Elliptic Curve Summary; 5.4.2 Elliptic Curve Theory; 5.5 Other Cryptographic Primitives; 5.5.1 Blind Signatures
  • 5.5.2 Shamir Secret Sharing5.6 Bitcoin Addresses; CHAPTER 6 Transactions; 6.1 Transaction Scripts; 6.2 Pay-to-address and Pay-to-public-key Transactions; 6.3 Multisignature (m-of-n) Transactions; 6.4 Other Transaction Types; 6.5 Transaction Signature; 6.6 Pay-to-script-hash (P2SH); 6.7 Standard Transactions; CHAPTER 7 The Blockchain; 7.1 Hash Functions; 7.2 Time-stamp; 7.3 Proof-of-work; 7.4 The Blockchain; 7.5 Double-spend and Other Attacks; 7.5.1 Race Attack; 7.5.2 Finney Attack; 7.5.3 Transaction Spamming; 7.6 Merkle Trees; 7.6.1 Transaction Malleability; 7.7 Scalability; CHAPTER 8 Wallets
  • 8.1 Symmetric-key Cryptography8.2 Offline Wallets; 8.2.1 External Storage Media; 8.2.2 Paper Wallets; 8.2.3 Offline Devices; 8.2.4 Hardware Wallets; 8.3 Web Wallets; 8.4 Brain Wallets; 8.5 Deterministic Wallets; 8.5.1 Message Authentication Code (MAC); 8.5.2 Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets; 8.6 Multisignature Wallets; 8.7 Vanity addresses; 8.8 Simplified Payment Verification (SPV); 8.9 The "Payment Protocol" (BIP 70); CHAPTER 9 Mining; 9.1 Mining Technology; 9.2 Pooled Mining; 9.3 Transaction Fees; 9.4 Selfish Mining; PART THREE: THE CRYPTOCURRENCIES LANDSCAPE
  • CHAPTER 10 The Origins of Bitcoin10.1 David Chaum's Ecash; 10.2 Adam Back's Hashcash; 10.3 Nick Szabo's bit gold and Wei Dai's b-money; 10.4 Sander and Ta-Shma's Auditable, Anonymous Electronic Cash; 10.5 Hal Finney's RPOW; 10.6 Satoshi Nakamoto; CHAPTER 11 Alt(ernative) Coins; 11.1 Litecoin; 11.2 Peercoin; 11.3 Namecoin; 11.4 Auroracoin; 11.5 Primecoin; 11.6 Dogecoin; 11.7 Freicoin; 11.8 Other Alt-coins; 11.9 The Case For/Against Alt-coins; CHAPTER 12 Contracts (the Internet of Money or Cryptocurrencies 2.0); 12.1 Digital Assets; 12.2 Smart Property; 12.3 Micropayments
Control code
ocn893732008
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119019152
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893732008

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