The 5th Workshop on Bitcoin and Blockchain Research

In association with Financial Crypto 2018
March 2, 2018
Santa Barbara Beach Resort

List of Accepted papers

(Schedule to be finalized at a later time)

Invited Speaker: Dahlia Malkhi, VMWare Research.

(Short Paper) A Wild Velvet Fork Appears! Inclusive Blockchain Protocol Changes in Practice
Alexei Zamyatin, Nicholas Stifter, Aljosha Judmayer, Philipp Schindler, Edgar Weippl, William Knottenbelt, Alexei Zamyatin

A Systematic Approach To Cryptocurrency Fees
Alexander Chepurnoy, Vasily Kharin, Dmitry Meshkov

A Multi-Party Protocol for Constructing the Public Parameters of the Pinocchio zk-SNARK
Sean Bowe, Ariel Gabizon, Matthew D. Green

Analysis of the Bitcoin UTXO set
Sergi Delgado-Segura, Cristina Perez-Sola , Jordi Herrera-Joancomati, Guillermo Navarro-Arribas

Analyzing the Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Ecosystem
Marie Vasek, Tyler Moore

Blockchain-based Certificate Transparency and Revocation Transparency
Ze Wang, Jingqiang Lin, Quanwei Cai, Qiongxiao Wang, Jiwu Jing, Daren Zha

Egalitarian Society or Benevolent Dictatorship: The State of Cryptocurrency Governance
Sarah Azouvi, Mary Maller, Sarah Meiklejohn

Exploiting Transaction Accumulation and Double Spends for Topology Inference in Bitcoin
Matthias Grundmann, Till Neudecker, Hannes Hartenstein

Hostile Blockchain Takeovers
Joseph Bonneau

Paralysis Proofs: Safe Access-Structure Updates for Cryptocurrencies and More
Fan Zhang, Philip Daian, Iddo Bentov, Ari Juels, Phil Daian

Smart Contracts for Bribing Miners
Patrick McCorry, Alexander Hicks, Sarah Meiklejohn