CSC 470 - Topics in Computer Science - Topic:Bitcoin&Cryptocurrencies
Various topics; description changes according to topic offered. See course schedule for prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term.
Overview of bitcoin (BTC), cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies. Provides an understanding of how cryptography concepts are applied to form digital currencies and other applications. Is bitcoin secure- Can purchases be tracked- How- Topics: foundational concepts of bitcoin, how decentralization works, why it is important, blockchain contract fundamentals, security, mining (creating currency), altcoins, the future of BTC. Requires Departmental Approval
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Term(s): Fall , Spring