Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchains — Arvind Narayanan

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Highlights: Cryptocurrency textbook and lectures  /  Systematization-of-knowledge paper  /  BlockSci software and paper  /  Intellectual history of Bitcoin


Resurrecting Address Clustering in Bitcoin
Malte Möser, Arvind Narayanan.
Financial Cryptography and Data Security, 2022.
BlockSci: Design and applications of a blockchain analysis platform
Harry Kalodner, Malte Möser, Kevin Lee, Steven Goldfeder, Martin Plattner, Alishah Chator, Arvind Narayanan.
Usenix Security Symposium, 2020.
Blog post.
Effective Cryptocurrency Regulation Through Blacklisting
Malte Moeser, Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2019.
Formal Barriers to Longest-Chain Proof-of-Stake Protocols
Jonah Brown-Cohen, Arvind Narayanan, Christos-Alexandros Psomas, S. Matthew Weinberg.
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation 2019.
When the cookie meets the blockchain: Privacy risks of web payments via cryptocurrencies
Steven Goldfeder, Harry Kalodner, Dillon Reisman, Arvind Narayanan.
Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs) 2018.
Blog post.
Bitcoin's Academic Pedigree
Arvind Narayanan, Jeremy Clark.
ACM Queue, 2017. (Also appeared in CACM, 2017.)
Obfuscation in Bitcoin: Techniques and Politics
Arvind Narayanan, Malte Möser.
International Workshop on Obfuscation: Science, Technology, and Theory, 2017.
Research for Practice: Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts
Arvind Narayanan, Andrew Miller.
ACM Queue, 2017.
An empirical study of Namecoin and lessons for decentralized namespace design
Harry Kalodner, Miles Carlsten, Paul Ellenbogen, Joseph Bonneau, Arvind Narayanan.
WEIS 2015.
Blog post.
Securing Bitcoin wallets via a new DSA/ECDSA threshold signature scheme
Steven Goldfeder, Rosario Gennario, Harry Kalodner, Joseph Bonneau, Edward W. Felten, Joshua A. Kroll, Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2015.
Blog post.
Research Perspectives and Challenges for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies
Joseph Bonneau, Andrew Miller, Jeremy Clark, Arvind Narayanan, Joshua A. Kroll, Edward W. Felten.
IEEE Security and Privacy (Oakland) 2015.
ePrint version with minor differences.
On Decentralizing Prediction Markets and Order Books
Jeremy Clark, Joseph Bonneau, Edward W. Felten, Joshua A. Kroll, Andrew Miller, Arvind Narayanan
WEIS 2014.
Blog post.
Mixcoin: Anonymity for Bitcoin with accountable mixes
Joseph Bonneau, Arvind Narayanan, Andrew Miller, Jeremy Clark, Joshua A. Kroll, Edward W. Felten.
Financial Cryptography 2014.
Related blog post: The importance of anonymous cryptocurrencies


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