049011 Blockchain seminar 2019 paper assignment
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Pick a row or add one, add your name. Move the row into the schedule, shift lower rows if necessary to keep same-color rows together (by topic)
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Ok to choose a relevant 2018-2019 paper that's not in the list. Enter details and notify me for confirmation.
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Please fill in missing data and fix typos and mistakes (at least for your own row)
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DatePresenterTitleAuthorsVenueLink
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28/10/2019NO CLASS
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4/11/2019IttayIntro (1)
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11/11/2019IttayIntro (2)
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18/11/2019NO CLASS
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25/11/2019TsabaryCompeting semi-selfish miners in BitcoinMarmolejo-Cossio, Brigham, Sela, KatzAFT'19https://dl.acm.org/authorize?N695200
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2/12/2019Alon RapidChain: Fast Blockchain Consensus via Full Shardinghttps://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3243853
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9/12/2019Ariel Bitcoin: A Natural Oligopoly. arXiv, Nov 2018.Aronsti and WeinbergITCS'19https://arxiv.org/pdf/1811.08572.pdf
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16/12/2019Michal An Axiomatic Approach to Block RewardsChen, Papadimitriou, RoughgardenAFT'19https://arxiv.org/pdf/1909.10645.pdf
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23/12/2019Avi Mimblewimble/Grin/BeamAndrew Poelstrahttps://download.wpsoftware.net/bitcoin/wizardry/mimblewimble.pdf
Hey all, following are further resources used for my talk:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovCBT1gyk9c (talk #1 by Andrew Poelstra)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHTRlbCaUyM (talk #2 by Andrew Poelstra)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeCEg59Ie9E (talk by a Beam developer, from ZK-TLV)
https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/tree/master/doc (Grin docs)

If anyone is interested undertanding how to make more sophisticated payments without a scripting language,
just google "scriptless scripts" or you can start by taking a look at these slides:
https://download.wpsoftware.net/bitcoin/wizardry/mw-slides/2017-03-mit-bitcoin-expo/slides.pdf

My talk slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fQ84PaUuBBy5UjB9SE8GHVxZ8of0wjKm/view?usp=sharing
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30/12/2019Shirli A better method to analyze blockchain consistencyKiffer, Rajaraman, ShelatCCS '18http://delivery.acm.org/10.1145/3250000/3243814/p729-kiffer.pdf?ip=132.68.63.134&id=3243814&acc=ACTIVE%20SERVICE&key=0D17F1A88EABC760%2E73E0BAC401C36D1F%2E4D4702B0C3E38B35%2E4D4702B0C3E38B35&__acm__=1574597427_9f535b633b67c1021775868b4c5c25c1
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6/1/2020Uri Mind the MiningGoren, SpiegelmanEC'19https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.03899
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13/1/2020NirCentrally banked Cryptocurrencies. Danezis, MeiklejohnNDSS'16https://eprint.iacr.org/2015/502.pdf
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20/1/2020Ittay
Prism: Deconstructing the Blockchain to Approach Physical Limits
(Scaling and Future Directions)
Bagaria, Kannan, Tse, Fanti, Viswanath, Viswanath
CCS'19https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3319535.3363213
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