2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

DSCI 625 - Blockchain


Credits: Three (3)
This course explores the fundamentals of the public, transparent, secure, immutable and distributed database called blockchain. Topics include applications to crypto currencies, such as keys, addresses, wallets, transactions, the blockchain mining and consensus, and network. Blockchains can be used to record and transfer any digital asset not just currency. Its potential impact on financial services, government, banking, contracting and identity management will also be discussed. This course will be project based. By the end of the class, the students will have a portfolio of analytical work completed inside and outside of class.
Note: This course is for graduate students only.