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## Cultivating Sapling: New Crypto Foundations

Zcash’s next major protocol upgrade, codenamed Sapling, will feature a number of improvements to the performance, security and usability of […]

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## Cultivating Sapling: New Crypto Foundations

## Explaining SNARKs Part VII: Pairings of Elliptic Curves

## Explaining SNARKs Part VI: The Pinocchio Protocol

## Explaining SNARKs Part V: From Computations to Polynomials

## Explaining SNARKs Part IV: How to make Blind Evaluation of Polynomials Verifiable

## Bellman: zk-SNARKs in Rust

## Explaining SNARKs Part III: The Knowledge of Coefficient Test and Assumption

## Explaining SNARKs Part II: Blind Evaluation of Polynomials

## BLS12-381: New zk-SNARK Elliptic Curve Construction

## Explaining SNARKs Part I: Homomorphic Hidings

Jul

26

Zcash’s next major protocol upgrade, codenamed Sapling, will feature a number of improvements to the performance, security and usability of […]

Jun

07

<< Part VI In Part VI, we saw an outline of the Pinocchio zk-SNARK. We were missing two things – […]

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May

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<< Part V In part V we saw how a statement Alice would like to prove to Bob can be […]

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Apr

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<< Part IV In the three previous parts, we developed a certain machinery for dealing with polynomials. In this part, […]

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Apr

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<< Part III In this part, we build on Part II and III to develop a protocol for verifiable blind […]

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Apr

04

Bellman is a Rust-language library for building zk-SNARKs — small, cheap-to-verify zero-knowledge proofs of arbitrary computations. The goal of bellman […]

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Mar

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<< Part II In Part II, we saw how Alice can blindly evaluate the hiding :math:`E(P(s))` of her polynomial :math:`P` […]

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Mar

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<< Part I In this post, we recall the notion of a polynomial, and explain the notion of “blind evaluation” […]

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Mar

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Our team is continually working to improve the security, performance and usability of our privacy-preserving shielded transactions. As we mentioned […]

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Feb

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Constructions of zk-SNARKs involve a careful combination of several ingredients; fully understanding how these ingredients all work together can take […]

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