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IOG research overview

Cardano is an open-source, proof-of-stake, public blockchain, the first to be founded on peer-reviewed research and development through evidence-based methods. This approach positions Cardano uniquely among other blockchain platforms. A set of the best practices, ideas, and research contributions formed Cardano’s foundation for building a secure, decentralized, and scalable ledger. 

There is now a substantial body of research, represented by Input Output Global’s extensive library of papers

We have discussed several papers and research initiatives that led Cardano’s development since 2015:

1. Cardano's foundational research overview

This post takes a closer look at the research underpinning Cardano. It discusses the uniqueness of the Ouroboros consensus protocols and provides an overview of staking, delegation, and reward sharing.

2. Overview of the research enabling smart contract support on Cardano

Smart contracts are the driving force behind deal execution on Cardano. The post explains Cardano’s innovative EUTXO model and how it facilitates Plutus and Marlowe smart contracts.

3. Research overview part 3: tokens, stablecoins, and fees

This post covers the research that enabled multi-asset support and the creation of various user-defined tokens on Cardano. It also discusses the benefits of Babel fees implementation.

4. An analysis of the research underpinning Cardano's scalability

The final post looks into the research and ongoing initiatives that guide Cardano’s scalability and interoperability. In particular, the post explains how layer 1 and layer 2 solutions create a faster and more resilient blockchain.

There are currently over 150 papers hosted in the IOG research library, which is constantly growing. All the work has and will further lay the foundation before any feature or upgrade is deployed on Cardano.



現在、豊富な研究論文がInput Output Globalのライブラリーページに収録されています。