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White Paper

On the Profitability of Selfish Mining Against Multiple Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms

Date Published: January 2020

Author(s)

Michael Davidson (NIST), Tyler Diamond (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

blockchain; cryptocurrency; difficulty adjustment algorithm; proof of work; selfish mining
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Documentation

Publication:
Paper

Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
01/29/20: White Paper (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
cryptography; vulnerability management

Technologies
blockchain