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GHAST: Breaking Confirmation Delay Barrier in Nakamoto Consensus via Adaptive Weighted Blocks

@article{Li2020GHASTBC,
  title={GHAST: Breaking Confirmation Delay Barrier in Nakamoto Consensus via Adaptive Weighted Blocks},
  author={Chenxing Li and F. Long and Guang Yang},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2006.01072}
}
  • Chenxing Li, F. Long, Guang Yang
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Initiated from Nakamoto's Bitcoin system, blockchain technology has demonstrated great capability of building secure consensus among decentralized parties at Internet-scale, i.e., without relying on any centralized trusted party. Nowadays, blockchain systems find applications in various fields. But the performance is increasingly becoming a bottleneck, especially when permissionless participation is retained for full decentralization. In this work, we present a new consensus protocol named… CONTINUE READING

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