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Bitcoin Transaction Graph Analysis

@article{Fleder2015BitcoinTG,
  title={Bitcoin Transaction Graph Analysis},
  author={Michael Fleder and Michael S. Kester and Sudeep Pillai},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1502.01657}
}
Bitcoins have recently become an increasingly popular cryptocurrency through which users trade electronically and more anonymously than via traditional electronic transfers. [] Key Method Our approach is two-fold: (i) We annotate the public transaction graph by linking bitcoin public keys to "real" people - either definitively or statistically. (ii) We run the annotated graph through our graph-analysis framework to find and summarize activity of both known and unknown users.

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