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CSC 470 - Topics in Computer Science - Topic:Bitcoin&Cryptocurrencies

Campus: Springfield


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.

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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

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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