Scaling Bitcoin’s POW (Part 1/2)

Zhijie Ren
Jul 1 · 10 min read

Why is that so?

Hypothesis mining

Scaling POW

Leader/committee selection

Image from https://www.coindesk.com/cornell-research-blockchain-problems-bitcoin-ng

Why we have not seen any implementation?

Relationship with POS Algorithms

References

Zhijie Ren

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Senior researcher at VeChain. He was a postdoc and PhD at TU Delft. He has several peer-reviewed publications in the field of blockchain consensus algorithms.

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