25866 Digital Finance Technology6cp
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This subject addresses the knowledge needed to build digital finance applications based on blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) by offering an architectural view of software systems that use it. It guides on assessing the suitability of blockchains, the roles blockchains can play in a software system, designing blockchain-based applications, and evaluating different architecture designs and trade-offs. The subject covers a range of technical topics from decentralisation and consensus, smart contracts and tokenisation to interoperability, security, and privacy, as well as how those topics intersect with digital finance and law. Real-world digital finance use cases are covered, offering additional insights from a practical perspective.
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