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263-2930-00L  Blockchain Security Seminar

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersP. Tsankov
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 26.

The deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.



Catalogue data

AbstractThis seminar introduces students to the latest research trends in the field of blockchains.
ObjectiveThe objectives of this seminar are twofold: (1) learning about the blockchain platform, a prominent technology receiving a lot of attention in computer Science and economy and (2) learning to convey and present complex and technical concepts in simple terms, and in particular identifying the core idea underlying the technicalities.
ContentThis seminar introduces students to the latest research trends in the field of blockchains. The seminar covers the basics of blockchain technology, including motivation for decentralized currency, establishing trust between multiple parties using consensus algorithms, and smart contracts as a means to establish decentralized computation. It also covers security issues arising in blockchains and smart contracts as well as automated techniques for detecting vulnerabilities using programming language techniques.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersP. Tsankov
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationThe deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.

Learning materials

 
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
263-2930-00 SBlockchain Security Seminar2 hrs
Wed13-15LFW B 3 »
P. Tsankov

Groups

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Restrictions

Places26 at the most
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is until 28.09.2018 only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupComputer Science MSc (263000)
Waiting listuntil 29.09.2018

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Computer Science MasterSeminar in Information SecurityWInformation
Computer Science MasterSeminar in General StudiesWInformation
Computer Science MasterSeminar in Software EngineeringWInformation