Gijs van Dam

Gijs van Dam
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · Institute Industrial Revolution 4.0

Master of Science

About

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Introduction
My research is on privacy and cryptocurrencies. More specifically my research focuses on privacy in the context of Lightning Network and other second layer solutions. I post about my research on my personal site at https://www.gijsvandam.nl
Additional affiliations
January 2017 - present
Freelance
Position
  • Consultant
April 2002 - January 2017
Mindbus
Position
  • Owner
January 2001 - April 2002
Valoris
Position
  • Project Manager
Education
September 1995 - August 2000
Utrecht University
Field of study
  • Veterinary Science

Publications

Publications (3)
Article
Payment Channel Networks (PCN) form a class of techniques created to solve the scalability problems that permissionless blockchains such as Bitcoin face. The Lightning Network (LN) is the biggest PCN to date. As of September 2021, LN is an interconnected network with 27 thousand nodes and 71 thousand channels, representing a total payment capacity...
Conference Paper
The Lighting Network (LN) is a network of micropayment channels that runs on top of Bitcoin. The balances of payment channels are not broadcasted to the LN network to preserve the privacy of the nodes participating in the network. A balance disclosure attack (BDA) has been proven to be successful in determining the balance of large amounts of chann...
Preprint
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The Lighting Network (LN) is a network of micropayment channels that runs on top of Bitcoin. The balances of payment channels are not broadcasted to the LN network to preserve the privacy of the nodes participating in the network. A balance disclosure attack (BDA) has been proven to be successful in determining the balance of large amount of channe...

Projects

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