2nd Workshop on Bitcoin Research

In association with Financial Crypto 2015
January 30, 2015
InterContinental San Juan Hotel
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

All talks will be held in Salon A at the InterContinental San Juan.

9:00Opening remarks

Session 1: Measurements and attacks

On the Malleability of Bitcoin Transactions
Marcin Andrychowicz, Stefan Dziembowski, Daniel Malinowski, Łukasz Mazurek
Trends, Tips, Tolls: A Longitudinal Study of Bitcoin Transaction Fees
Malte Möser, Rainer Böhme
ZombieCoin: Powering Next-Generation Botnets with Bitcoin
Syed Taha Ali, Patrick McCorry, Peter Hyun-Jeen Lee and Feng Hao

10:30Coffee break

Session 2: Theory

Cuckoo Cycle: a graph-theoretic proof-of-work system
John Tromp
When Bitcoin Mining Pools Run Dry: A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the Long-Term Impact of Attacks Between Mining Pools
Aron Laszka, Benjamin Johnson, Jens Grossklags


Session 3: Policy and economic aspects

Issues in Designing a Bitcoin-Like Community Currency
David Vandervort, Dale Gaucas, Robert St Jacques
The Bitcoin Market Potential Index
Garrick Hileman
Cryptographic Currencies from a Tech-Policy Perspective: Key Policy Issues and Technical Directions
Emily McReynolds, Adam Lerner, Will Scott, Franziska Roesner and Tadayoshi Kohno

14:30Tea break

Session 4: Privacy

Blindcoin: Blinded, Accountable Mixes for Bitcoin
Luke Valenta, Brendan Rowan
Privacy-Enhancing Overlays in Bitcoin
Sarah Meiklejohn, Claudio Orlandi