The Sleepy Model of Consensus

@inproceedings{Bentov2016TheSM,
  title={The Sleepy Model of Consensus},
  author={Iddo Bentov and Rafael Pass and Elaine Shi},
  booktitle={IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive},
  year={2016}
}
The literature on distributed computing (as well as the cryptography literature) typically considers two types of players—honest players and corrupted players. Resilience properties are then analyzed assuming a lower bound on the fraction of honest players. Honest players, however, are not only assumed to follow the prescribed the protocol, but also assumed to be online throughout the whole execution of the protocol. The advent of “large-scale” consensus protocols (e.g., the blockchain protocol… CONTINUE READING
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