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Proof of Work


Proof of Work (PoW) - Security Consensus

Proof-of-Work, or PoW, is the original consensus algorithm in a Blockchain network. In Blockchain, this algorithm is used to confirm transactions and produce new blocks to the chain. With PoW, miners compete against each other to complete transactions on the network and get rewarded. -Cointelegraph

| Bitcoin: An Impossibility Theorem for Proof of Work Base Protocols - Leshno and Strack 2019
| Bitcoin Mining: Trends, Average Creation Costs and Electricity Consumption - Bendiksen & Gibbons 2019
| Crypto Mining: Analysis and Optimizations of Memory-Hard PoW Algorithms - Han, Nikos, Kotselidis 2018
| Decentralized Mining in Centralized Pools - Cong, He, Li 2019
| Diversification Across Mining Pools: Optimal Mining Strategies under PoW - Chatzigiannis, Baldimtsi, Griva, Li 2019
| Evaluating Proof of Work Consensus Protocols' Security - Zhang & Preneel 2019
| Incentive Compatibility on the Blockchain - Chiu andKoeppl 2018
| Not So Predictable Mining Pools - Holland, Connor, Diamond, Smith, Schuchard 2017
| On the Security and Performance of Proof of Work - Gervais, Glykantzis, Karame, et al. 2016
| Proof of Transfer Mining with Bitcoin - Ali, Blankstein, Freedman, et al. 2020
| Proof of Work and Blockchains - Ittay Eyal 2017
| Proof of Work and Proof of Stake consensus protocols - Seang and Torre 2018
| Proof of Proof: Scalable Means of Inheriting Proof of Work Security - Sanchez and Fisher 2014
| Smart Contracts Make Bitcoin Mining Pools Vulnerable - Velner, Teutsch, Luu 2017
| Solida: A Blockchain Protocol Based on Reconfigurable Byzantine Consensus - Abraham, Malkhi, Nayak, Ren, Spiegelman 2017
| StrongChain: Transparent and Collaborative PoW Consensus - Szalachowski, Reijsbergen, Homoliak, Sun 2019

Research Papers - Table of Contents

| Bitcoin Lightning Network - (12 reports)
| Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) - (32 reports)
| CBDC Special Reports by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) - (11 reports)
| Coins, Tokens & Cryptocurrency Whitepapers - (39 reports)
| Cryptocurrency Crime, Terrorism & National Security - (43 reports)
| Decentralized Finance (DeFi) - (10 reports)
| Investment Bank, Hedge Fund & Analyst Reports - (39 reports)
| Mining Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies - (33 reports)
| Proof of Stake (PoS) - Security Consensus - (29 reports)
| Proof of Work (PoW) - Security Consensus - (15 reports)
| Stablecoins - (9 reports)
| Think Tank, Government & Legal/Accounting Reports - (81 reports)
| Understanding Austrian Economics and Bitcoin - (16 reports)
| University Faculty, PhD Candidate & Graduate Student Research - (35 reports)

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