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## Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

*Andreas Bolfing*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Many online applications, especially in the financial industries, are running on blockchain technologies in a decentralized manner, without the use of an authoritative entity or a trusted third ... More

## Introduction

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter gives an outline of Nakamoto’s main idea when introducing Bitcoin as first blockchain system in history of computer sciences. The scope of the book and its outline is described.

## Introduction to Blockchain Technology

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter gives an introduction to blockchain technology which was proposed by the pseudonymous Nakamoto (2008) with his well-known Bitcoin paper to enable online payments in a decentralized ... More

## Bitcoin

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0007
- Subject:

Bitcoin was proposed by Nakamoto (2008) as the first electronic payment system, which fully relies on cryptographic primitives in order to work over a purely peer-to-peer system, where everyone can ... More

## Next Steps

*Chris Bleakley*

### in Poems That Solve Puzzles: The History and Science of Algorithms

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198853732
- eISBN:
- 9780191888168
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198853732.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Chapter 13 investigates cryptocurrency and quantum computing. Bitcoin – the world’s first cryptocurrency - was released by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. Unlike conventional money, Bitcoin transactions ... More

## Matters of faith

*Richard Bowring*

### in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- December 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198795230
- eISBN:
- 9780191836534
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0012
- Subject:
- History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

Although there is a tendency to see Buddhism as being in constant decline during this period, this is a misreading of the situation. Although Buddhist institutions had lost the secular power they had ... More

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