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Distributed Ledger Technology Systems. A Conceptual Framework

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  • Michel Rauchs

    (University of Cambridge)

  • Andrew Glidden

    (University of California, Berkeley)

  • Brian Gordon

    (University of Utah)

  • Gina Pieters

    (University of Chicago)

  • Martino Recanatini

    (University of Cambridge)

  • Francois Rostand

    (University of Cambridge)

  • Kathryn Vagneur

    (University of Cambridge)

  • Bryan Zhang

    (University of Cambridge)

Abstract

The DLT ecosystem is plagued with the use of incomplete and inconsistent definitions and a lack of standardised terminology, creating a needlessly complicated landscape for everyone from experienced policymakers and developers to individuals venturing into the field for the first time. This study sets out to contribute to international discussions to create a shared, common language around DLT systems to clarify terminology and concepts.

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  • Michel Rauchs & Andrew Glidden & Brian Gordon & Gina Pieters & Martino Recanatini & Francois Rostand & Kathryn Vagneur & Bryan Zhang, 2018. "Distributed Ledger Technology Systems. A Conceptual Framework," Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Reports 201810-dlts, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
  • Handle: RePEc:jbs:altfin:201810-dlts
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