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Hashcash - A Denial of Service Counter-Measure
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This paper captures in one place the various applications, improvements suggested and related subsequent publications, and describes initial experience from experiments using hashcash. Expand
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Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains
Since the introduction of Bitcoin[Nak09] in 2009, and the multiple computer science and electronic cash innovations it brought, there has been great interest in the potential of decentralisedExpand
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Traffic Analysis Attacks and Trade-Offs in Anonymity Providing Systems
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We discuss problems and trade-offs with systems providing anonymity for web browsing (or more generally any communication system that requires low latency interaction). Expand
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Cerebellopontine angle meningiomas: postoperative outcomes in a modern cohort.
OBJECT Tumors of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) have always proven difficult for neurosurgeons to optimally manage. Studies investigating the natural history and treatment of vestibular schwannomasExpand
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Hashcash - Amortizable Publicly Auditable Cost-Functions
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We present a distributed efficiently amortizable CPU cost-function with no trap–door. Expand
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Confidential Assets
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We propose a scheme, confidential transactions, which blinds the amounts of all UTXOs, while preserving public verifiability that no transaction creates or destroys coins. Expand
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Ammonia-induced brain swelling and neurotoxicity in an organotypic slice model
Abstract Objectives: Acute liver failure (ALF) produces cerebral dysfunction and edema, mediated in part by elevated ammonia concentrations, often leading to coma and death. The pathophysiology ofExpand
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Note on fair coin toss via Bitcoin
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We show that the Bitcoin network can allow remote parties to gamble with their bitcoins by tossing a fair or biased coin, with no need for a trusted party, and without the possibility of extortion by dishonest parties who try to abort. Expand
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Time-stamp generation for optimistic parallel computing
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Optimistic execution techniques are widely used in the field of parallel discrete event simulation. Expand
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Using optimistic execution techniques as a parallelisation tool for general purpose computing
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We present the design and implementation of a compiler system which uses optimistic simulation techniques to execute sequential C ++ programs. Expand
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