Oberseminar über Smart Contracts
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Oberseminar über Smart Contracts

(MA 5: Modul 5; MSc Mod 5: Modul 5)

Oberseminar
Dozent Zeit Raum Erstmals am
Sebastian Faust
Gregor Leander
Alexander May
montags 10:00 - 11:00 NA 5/64 27. März 2017
Themenübersicht
Datum Vor­tra­gen­de Per­son Titel Literatur
27.03. Sebastian Faust Intro to Cryptocurrencies and Research Challenges
03.04. Sebastian Faust Intro to Cryptocurrencies and Research Challenges, Part II
10.04. Lisa Eckey Scalability via Payment Channels 13
24.04. Hendrik Waldner Secure Multiparty Computations on Bitcoin 9
08.05. Kristina Hostakova How to use bitcoin to design fair protocols. 10
15.05. Andre Esser Improvements to Secure Computation with Penalties 11
22.05. Niklas Müller Introduction to Ethereum 12
29.05.
Topic 1: Consensus protocols and Bitcoin security
  • 2. Analysis of the Blockchain Protocol in Asynchronous Networks, Rafael Pass and Lior Seeman and abhi shelat
  • 2. Juan A. Garay, Aggelos Kiayias, Nikos Leonardos: The Bitcoin Backbone Protocol: Analysis and Applications. EUROCRYPT (2) 2015: 281-310
  • 3. FruitChains: A Fair Blockchain, Rafael Pass and Elaine Shi. Julian
  • 4. The Sleepy Model of Consensus, Iddo Bentov, Rafael Pass and Elaine Shi
  • 5. Hybrid Consensus: Efficient Consensus in the Permissionless Model, Rafael Pass and Elaine Shi (können wir überspringen, da ansonsten vllt. zu viel Konsensus)
Topic 2: Memory hard functions
  • 6. Joël Alwen, Vladimir Serbinenko:High Parallel Complexity Graphs and Memory-Hard Functions. STOC 2015: 595-603, Alex
  • 7. Joël Alwen, Jeremiah Blocki:Efficiently Computing Data-Independent Memory-Hard Functions. CRYPTO (2) 2016: 241-271
  • 7. Joël Alwen, Jeremiah Blocki: Towards Practical Attacks on Argon2i and Balloon Hashing. IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive2016: 759 (2016), Friedrich
  • 8. Joël Alwen, Binyi Chen, Krzysztof Pietrzak, Leonid Reyzin, Stefano Tessaro: Scrypt is Maximally Memory-Hard. IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive 2016: 989 (2016)
Topic 3: Smart Contracts and Applications
  • 9. Marcin Andrychowicz, Stefan Dziembowski, Daniel Malinowski and Łukasz Mazurek, “Secure Multiparty Computations on Bitcoin”, The 35th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland) 2014, Hendrik Waldner
  • 10. Bentov, Iddo, and Ranjit Kumaresan. "How to use bitcoin to design fair protocols." International Cryptology Conference. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. Kristina
  • 11. Ranjit Kumaresan, Vinod Vaikuntanathan, Prashant Nalini Vasudevan: Improvements to Secure Computation with Penalties. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2016: 406-417 Andre
  • 11. Ranjit Kumaresan, Iddo Bentov: Amortizing Secure Computation with Penalties. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2016: 418-429
  • 12. Introduction to Ethereum Niklas Müller
  • 13. Scalability via Payment Channels, Lisa
Topic 4: Attacks
  • 14. Eyal, Ittay, and Emin Gün Sirer. "Majority is not enough: Bitcoin mining is vulnerable." International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014, Leif
  • 15. Ittay Eyal: The Miner's Dilemma. IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2015: 89-103 Clara
  • 16. The DAO attack and Making smart contracts smarter