The Resource Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies : a comprehensive introduction, Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies : a comprehensive introduction, Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies : a comprehensive introduction
Title
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies
Title remainder
a comprehensive introduction
Statement of responsibility
Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies provides a comprehensive introduction to the revolutionary yet often misunderstood new technologies of digital currency. Whether you are a student, software developer, tech entrepreneur, or researcher in computer science, this authoritative and self-contained book tells you everything you need to know about the new global money for the Internet age. How do Bitcoin and its block chain actually work? How secure are your bitcoins? How anonymous are their users? Can cryptocurrencies be regulated? These are some of the many questions this book answers. It begins by tracing the history and development of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, and then gives the conceptual and practical foundations you need to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network as well as to integrate ideas from Bitcoin into your own projects. Topics include decentralization, mining, the politics of Bitcoin, altcoins and the cryptocurrency ecosystem, the future of Bitcoin, and more. An essential introduction to the new technologies of digital currency, Covers the history and mechanics of Bitcoin and the block chain, security, decentralization, anonymity, politics and regulation, altcoins, and much more, Features an accompanying website that includes instructional videos for each chapter, homework problems, programming assignments, and lecture slides, Also suitable for use with the authors' Coursera online course, Electronic solutions manual (available only to professors)
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Narayanan, Arvind
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG1710
LC item number
.N35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bitcoin
  • Electronic funds transfers
  • Cryptography
  • Money
  • Bitcoin
  • Cryptography
  • Electronic funds transfers
  • Money
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Bitcoin
  • Sicherheit
  • Dezentralisation
  • Anonymität
  • Regulierung
  • Virtuelle Währung
  • Finance and Accounting
Label
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies : a comprehensive introduction, Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to cryptography and cryptocurrencies -- How Bitcoin achieves decentralization -- Mechanics of Bitcoin -- How to store and use Bitcoins -- Bitcoin mining -- Bitcoin and anonymity -- Community, politics, and regulation -- Alternative mining puzzles -- Bitcoin as a platform -- Altcoins and the cryptocurrency ecosystem -- Decentralized institutions: the future of Bitcoin? -- Conclusion
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 304 pages
Isbn
9780691171692
Lccn
2016014802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
99975657219
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948878724
  • (OCoLC)ocn948878724
Label
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies : a comprehensive introduction, Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to cryptography and cryptocurrencies -- How Bitcoin achieves decentralization -- Mechanics of Bitcoin -- How to store and use Bitcoins -- Bitcoin mining -- Bitcoin and anonymity -- Community, politics, and regulation -- Alternative mining puzzles -- Bitcoin as a platform -- Altcoins and the cryptocurrency ecosystem -- Decentralized institutions: the future of Bitcoin? -- Conclusion
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 304 pages
Isbn
9780691171692
Lccn
2016014802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
99975657219
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948878724
  • (OCoLC)ocn948878724

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