Proof-of-Stake Algorithmic Methods: A Comparative Summary
8 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2018
Date Written: February 28, 2018
This discussion paper constitutes a summary enumeration of the merits of proof-of-stake (PoS) algorithmic designs in cryptocurrencies, particularly in contrast to proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-research (PoR) designs, and this in turn raises questions about the suitable choices of cryptocurrency protocols from maintenance, network, and environmental perspectives.
Keywords: Bitcoin, Proof-of-Stake, Proof-of-Research, Mining, Proof-of-Work, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain
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