Questions tagged [monero-research-lab]

Researchers, scientists, and academics that are primarily focused on Monero research

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What happened at block 202612?

Why was this block hardcoded in the source-code? What happened with the Monero blockchain in the block 202612?
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How did Monero Research Lab members learn about Monero?

Did the original Monero core team reach out to cryptographers in order to seek review of the original CryptoNote whitepaper? Or did the mathematicians hear about CryptoNote from some other means and ...
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Aeon minimum mixin

Aeon does not have a mandatory minimum mixin like Monero does. Despite the feature being relatively easy to add, there is no mention of doing so in the current development roadmap. What advantages ...
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What privacy issues did Monero have and still has?

Has there been any scientific research regarding the promised privacy and security of Monero? Have there been attacks on the Monero network in the past? If so, what has been done to combat those? ...
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What will the Monero Research Lab be working on in the future, after RingCT has released?

Will they be looking more into quantum proofing the Monero protocol or Cuckoo Cycle testing etc?
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Is there MRL-0007? What topic is it about?

I see from a previous post that MRL-0001~0005 are complete and published while MRL-0006 and MRL-0008 are still ongoing, but I've never heard anything about MRL-0007. Is there such a thing? If so, what ...
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Formal Verification of Monero code

This answer mentions a plan to eventually formally verify Monero code. Which approach will be used for that verification process? The cited wikipedia page mentions model checking, deductive ...
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How does ringct interact with multisig?

When the ringct branch is finished, will it make m-of-n multisig easier or harder to implement?