Please note: This master’s thesis presentation will take place online.
Xueyan Zhang, Master’s candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
Supervisor: Professor Chengnian Sun
Please note: This seminar will take place in DC 1302.
Yaron Minsky, Jane Street
The rise of blockchain has led to a renewed interest in the use of ledgers as a basic data-structure for building distributed systems.
But the use of ledgers to build distributed systems is a very old idea, playing an important role in both academic computer science (in the guise of state machine replication) and in real-world financial technology.