*Spendid* work Andrew (and all the other authors). Well done.
This is a timely paper that deserves significantly wider circulation and
FWIW, Joichi Ito, from the MIT media Lab, made reference to your work
during yesterday's MIT Bitcoin Expo
Just one minor point. SPV clients do not need to maintain an ever growing
list of PoW solutions. BitcoinJ uses a ring buffer with 5000 headers and
thus has O(1) disk usage. Re-orgs past the event horizon cannot be
processed but are assumed to be sufficiently rare that manual
You might consider the dimension taken by the cooperative mining approach of AI
Coin, an altcoin that will launch April 27. The coin is an embodiment of
principles described in my whitepaper last May, Bitcoin Cooperative Proof of
Currently we do not use
This is great to see.
On Monday 02 March 2015 11:48:24 Andrew Miller wrote:
One of the main goals of our work is to build a bridge between the
computer science research community and the cryptocurrency community.
Many of the most interesting ideas and proposals for Bitcoin come from
As a researcher in a distributed systems group, it is awesome to see
these papers flocking up that help convince the supervisors to pay
more attention to blockchain technologies.
thanks for keeping us up to speed.
2015-03-02 16:48 GMT+00:00 Andrew Miller amil...@cs.umd.edu:
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