jed mccaleb

  1. evo

    Stellar Whitepaper - Stellar Consensus Protocol

    A Federated Model for Internet-level Consensus This paper introduces a new model for consensus called federated Byzantine agreement (FBA). FBA achieves robustness through quorum slices—individual trust decisions made by each node that together determine system-level quorums. Slices bind the...
  2. evo

    Ripple Whitepaper - Ripple Protocol Consensus

    Abstract While several consensus algorithms exist for the Byzantine Generals Problem, specifically as it pertains to distributed payment systems, many suffer from high latency induced by the requirement that all nodes within the network communicate synchronously. In this work, we present a novel...