COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies
Course Code: 
18SN717
Year Taught: 
2018
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Center: 
Cyber Security
Campus: 
Amritapuri

"Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies" is an elective course offered in M. Tech. in Cyber Security Systems & Networks program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

Bitcoin Protocol and Consensus: A High Level Overview, Bitcoin and Blockchain History, Bitcoin Mechanics and Optimizations: A Technical Overview, Bitcoin IRL: Wallets, Mining, and More, Ethereum and; Smart Contracts: Enabling a Decentralized Future, Game Theory and Network Attacks: How to Destroy Bitcoin, Crypto economics and Proof-of- State, Distributed Systems and Alternative Consensus, Scaling Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies for the Masses, Enterprise Blockchain: Real-World Applications, Anonymity: Mixing and Altcoins, Conclusion: Future of Blockchains

  1. Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies by Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder
  2. Mastering Bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos