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IS 556: Public Blockchains

Lerninhalte
This introductory course gives an overview of blockchain technology and applications. It covers basic cryptographic principles and socio-economic structures. Decentralized principles and applications are discussed. Emphasis will be put on user interfaces and system architectures. Token standards such as ERC 721 or ERC20 are covered and exemplary applications are presented.

Lern- und Qualifikations­ziele
Upon successful completion of this course, students

  • are able to understand the basic functional mechanisms behind public blockchains
  • are able to analyze given public blockchains and their structure
  • will have acquired knowledge about standards and decentralized applications on blockchains

Notwendige Voraussetzungen

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen

LehreSelbststudium
Vorlesung2 SWS6 SWS
ECTS3
SpracheEnglisch
Prüfungs­form und -umfangWritten exam (up to 60 minutes)
Zulassungs­beschränktJa
Informationen zur Anmeldung
Geprüft durch
Durchführende Lehr­kraft
Prof. Dr. Markus Strohmaier
Prof. Dr. Markus Strohmaier
AngebotsturnusFrühlings-/Sommersemester
Dauer des Moduls 1 Semester
VerwendbarkeitM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. WiPäd, M.Sc. VWL, M.Sc. Wirt. Inf., MMDS
Vorleistungen
Programm­spezifische KompetenzzieleCG 1
Benotung Ja
GliederungThe course will cover how blockchains work including hashing, proof-of-work, proof-of-stake, smart contracts / dApps, wallets, ERC20/ERC721 tokens, blockchain explorers and interfaces, incentives of blockchains and tokenomics.