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Demystifying Crypto-Mining: Analysis and Optimizations of Memory-Hard PoW Algorithms

Runchao Han, Nikos Foutris, Christos Kotselidis
2019 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS)  
In this paper, we perform an in-depth performance analysis and characterization of the most common memory-hard PoW algorithms running on NVIDIA GPUs.  ...  Motivated by our experimental findings, we apply a series of optimizations on Ethash algorithm, the consensus protocol of the Ethereum blockchain.  ...  This work is partially supported by the EU Horizon 2020 E2Data 780245, ACTiCLOUD 732366, and EuroEXA 754337 grants.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ispass.2019.00011 dblp:conf/ispass/HanFK19 fatcat:vydexmzt7jfcrpclkesw2mjnim

Digitalization of energy sector: the potentials of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies & artificial intelligence [article]

Κωνσταντίνος Προσμητρέλλης, Konstantinos Prosmitrellis, University Of Piraeus, Αθανάσιος Δαγούμας
The purpose of this Master Thesis is to decode and describe the most fundamental potentials of Blockchain, Cryptoassets/Cryptocurrencies and Artificial Intelligence while determining the usefulness of  ...  generation, transmission and trading stages.  ...  The power generated is transmitted to an onsite crypto-mining farm in order to feed mining machines with cheap energy.  ... 
doi:10.26267/unipi_dione/58 fatcat:t54qnaudavhtrpw2xgxabu26o4