University of Technology Sydney

25866 Blockchain and Technologies for Digital Finance

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This subject provides the foundational background on blockchain and its applications, in the specific context of financial market design and operation. It covers basic software architecture of blockchain, and operational architecture of blockchain platforms. It covers open, public blockchains and permissioned blockchains and distributed ledgers, and their applications in the context of market design. The subject covers representation of digitised assets as tokens on different blockchains and discusses distributed vs decentralised transaction processing, and the implication for the design and operations of future markets.

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