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Sharding PoW-based Blockchains via Proofs of Knowledge

@article{Armknecht2017ShardingPB,
  title={Sharding PoW-based Blockchains via Proofs of Knowledge},
  author={Frederik Armknecht and J. Bohli and Ghassan O. Karame and Wenting Li},
  journal={IACR Cryptol. ePrint Arch.},
  year={2017},
  volume={2017},
  pages={1067}
}
Blockchains based on proofs of work (PoW) currently account for more than 90% of the total market capitalization of existing digital cryptocurrencies. [...] Key Result We implemented EWoK and integrated it within commonly used mining protocols, such as GetBlockTemplate and Stratum mining; our results show that EWoK can be easily integrated within existing mining pool protocols and does not impair the mining efficiency.Expand
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