MAS.S62 | Spring 2018 | Graduate

Cryptocurrency Engineering and Design

Course Description

Bitcoin and other cryptographic currencies have gained attention over the years as the systems continue to evolve. This course looks at the design of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and how they function in practice, focusing on cryptography, game theory, and network architecture.
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Problem Sets
Lecture Notes
Illustration of a bitcoin in a matrix of digital numbers.
Illustration of a Bitcoin in the matrix courtesy of Aaron J. Olson. License: CC0.