Tag: Hash Function

What is a Merkle Tree?

People who are familiar with cryptography and cryptocurrency will have heard of Merkle trees before. Every non-leaf node is labeled with the hash of the labels of child nodes. In plain English, this means Merkle trees provide for efficient and secure verification of large amounts of data. It is a very intriguing piece of technology that will be beneficial to cryptocurrency in the long run as well. Exploring The Potential …
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