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This step explains one of the most important base technologies of the blockchain: hash values. It discusses important properties of cryptographic hash functions and introduces patterns of applying hash functions to data.
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Weisstein, Eric W. Hash function. From MathWorld: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/HashFunction.html .
Rogaway, Phillip, and Thomas Shrimpton. Cryptographic hash-function basics: definitions, implications, and separations for preimage resistance, second-preimage resistance, and collision resistance. In B. Roy and W. Meier (eds.), Fast software encryption. FSE 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3017. International Workshop on Fast Software Encryption. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, 2004.
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