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P2P systems and blockchain technologies

Individual course

This course is concentrated on peer-to-peer and blockchain technologies, their technical details and use-cases appearing on the market. The core contents include the following:

Basic building blocks of P2P systems

  • P2P vs. client/server architectures
  • Evolution of P2P systems
  • Searching for shared resources
  • DHT mechanisms

Blockchain technologies

  • Blockchain concept
  • Blockchain applications and use-cases
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • BitCoin in detail
  • Smart contracts
  • Blockchain as a service

Course material

Lecture notes, video recordings of the lectures.

Completion methods

Exam, homework.

More information in the Tampere University study guide.

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Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Dmitri Moltchanov

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topics:
5G technology,
Internet technology
Course code:
COMM.NET.500
Study credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Course level:
Teaching period:
29.8.–22.12.2022
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
Tampere University
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching method:
Online
Teaching language:
English
General prerequisites:
Computer Networking I or similar knowledge
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