Cryptocurrency Literature

A collection of links to relevant white papers in PDF format on cryptocurrencies.

Blockchain Technology Overview

Dylan Yaga (NIST), Peter Mell (NIST), Nik Roby (G2), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity), “Blockchain Technology Overview”

Bitcoin (BTC)

Satoshi Nakamoto, “Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System”

Ethereum (ETH)

Vitalik Buterin, “A Next Generation Smart Contract & Decentralized Application Platform”

Gavin Wood, “Ethereum: A Secure Decentralised Generalised Transaction Ledger”

Ripple (XRP)

Ripple (company), “The Cost-Cutting Case for Banks: The ROI of Using Ripple and XRP for Global Interbank Settlements”

Ripple (company), “Building Network Effects on Ripple: XRP’s Role on Ripple and in the Internet of Value”

Dash (DASH)

Evan Duffield, Daniel Diaz, “Dash: A Privacy­Centric Crypto­Currency”

New Economy Movement (XEM)

New Economy Movement (NEM Team), “NEM: Technical Reference, Version 1.0”

Monero (XMR)

Nicolas van Saberhagen, “CryptoNote v 2.0”


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