An opiniated introduction to blockchains ands smart-contracts

Simão Melo de Sousa
Departamento de Informática
Universidade da Beira Interior

This document in pdf (link).


We present a technological overview of blockchains and smart contracts. In the second part of the talk, we will review consensus protocols and algorithms in the context of blockchains.


Slides for the tutorial talk (link)

any comments are welcomed and appreciated: (please make the obvious changes to the email address) : desousa_ @

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