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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 and other recordings as well as other materials like lecture notes, example problems etc available on the course platform.

Completion methods

  • Exam
  • Homework

The course contains scheduled lectures and/or other learning events, however, the course can also be studied in self-studying manner.

More information in the Tampere University study guide.

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Communications Engineering Computer Networks Internet Technology lohkoketjut kryptovaluutat

Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Dmitri Moltchanov

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT studies
5G technology,
Internet technology
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Tampere University
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General prerequisites:
Computer Networking I or similar knowledge
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