Lecture #8 from the Bitcoin lecture series – Alternative Mining Puzzles
Andrew Miller Presenting:
Andrew Miller is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and previously received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. He has studied cryptocurrencies since 2011, and has authored scholarly papers on a wide range of original research, including new proof-of-work puzzle constructions, programming languages for block chain data structures, and peer-to-peer network measurement and simulation techniques. He is an Associate Director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3) at Cornell and an advisor to the Zcash project.
This is the 8th installment of the Bitcoin series. There are 12 video lectures in total. Please see the Bitcoin Lecture series archive for the full list of videos.
Second lecture of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course. For the accompanying textbook, including the free draft version, see: http://bitcoinbook.cs.princeton.edu/