Nodes in the Bitcoin Network: Comparative Measurement Study and Survey

@article{Park2019NodesIT,
  title={Nodes in the Bitcoin Network: Comparative Measurement Study and Survey},
  author={Sehyun Park and Seongwon Im and Youhwan Seol and Jeongyeup Paek},
  journal={IEEE Access},
  year={2019},
  volume={7},
  pages={57009-57022}
}
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that has gained significant attention and growth in recent years. Unlike traditional currencies, Bitcoin does not rely on a centralized authority to control the supply, distribution, and verification of the validity of transactions. Instead, Bitcoin relies on a peer-to-peer (P2P) network of volunteers to distribute pending transactions and confirmed blocks, to verify transactions, and to collectively implement a replicated ledger that everyone agrees… 
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