Blockchain and Bitcoin related publications by University of Nicosia faculty.

Sapuric, S. and Kokkinaki, A. (2014), “Bitcoin is Volatile! Right?”, Business Information Systems Workshop, BIS 2014 International Workshops, Larnaca, Cyprus, May 22-23, 2014, SpringerLink, Volume 183, pp. 255-265

Giaglis, George M., and Kalliopi N. Kypriotaki. “Towards an Agenda for Information Systems Research on Digital Currencies and Bitcoin.” International Conference on Business Information Systems. Springer International Publishing, 2014.

Zamani, Efpraxia D., G. M. Giaglis, and K. N. Kypriotaki. “From Bitcoin to Decentralized Autonomous Corporations: Extending the Application Scope of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks and Blockchains.” 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2015), 2015.

Giaglis, George. “Money-over-IP from Bitcoin to smart contracts and M2M money.” Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering (ENASE), 2015 International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.

Georgoula, I., Pournarakis, D., Bilanakos, C., Sotiropoulos, D. N., & Giaglis, G. M. (2015). “Using Time-Series and Sentiment Analysis to Detect the Determinants of Bitcoin Prices”. Available at SSRN 2607167.

Toohey, Mark. “Why Bitcoin Startups Have the Right to Innovate – CoinDesk.” CoinDesk RSS. CoinDesk, 07 Mar. 2016. Web. 10 Nov. 2016.

Hayes, Adam, “The Decision to Produce Altcoins: Miners’ Arbitrage in Cryptocurrency Markets” (March 16, 2015). Available at SSRN or

Hayes, Adam, “What Factors Give Cryptocurrencies Their Value: An Empirical Analysis” (March 16, 2015). Available at SSRN

Hayes, Adam, “A Cost of Production Model for Bitcoin” (March 19, 2015). Available at SSRN or

Boroša, Gregor. “EXA Probes A Monitoring System for Digital Currencies and Distributed Ledgers”. Diss. University of Nicosia, 2016.

Evans, Charles W. “Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance.”, Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance June 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-11

Androulaki, Elli, Karame Ghassan et al. “Evaluating user privacy in bitcoin.” International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.

Karame, Ghassan O., Elli Androulaki, and Srdjan Capkun. “Double-spending fast payments in bitcoin.” Proceedings of the 2012 ACM conference on Computer and communications security. ACM, 2012.

Karame, Ghassan, Elli Androulaki, and Srdjan Capkun. “Two Bitcoins at the Price of One? Double-Spending Attacks on Fast Payments in Bitcoin.” IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive 2012 (2012): 248.

Danev, B., Masti, R. J., Karame, G. O., & Capkun, S. (2011, December). Enabling secure VM-vTPM migration in private clouds. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (pp. 187-196). ACM.

Dimitriou, Tassos, Ghassan Karame, and Ioannis Christou. “SuperTrust–A secure and efficient framework for handling trust in super peer networks.” International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.

Gervais, A., Karame, G., Capkun, S., & Capkun, V. (2014). “Is Bitcoin a decentralized currency?” IEEE security & privacy12(3), 54-60.

Liu, J., Li, W., Karame, G. O., & Asokan, N. (2016). “Towards Fairness of Cryptocurrency Payments”. arXiv preprint arXiv:1609.07256.

Karame, Ghassan. “On the Security and Scalability of Bitcoin’s Blockchain.” Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security. ACM, 2016.

Dimitriou, Tassos, and Ghassan Karame. “Enabling Anonymous Authorization and Rewarding in the Smart Grid.”

Gervais, A., Karame, G. O., Wüst, K., Glykantzis, V., Ritzdorf, H., & Capkun, S. “On the Security and Performance of Proof of Work Blockchains”.

Gervais, A., Ritzdorf, H., Karame, G. O., & Capkun, S. (2015, October). “Tampering with the delivery of blocks and transactions in bitcoin.” In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (pp. 692-705). ACM.

Karame, Ghassan O., et al. “Misbehavior in bitcoin: a study of double-spending and accountability.” ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC) 18.1 (2015): 2.

Karame, Ghassan, and Wenting Li. “Blockchain beyond Bitcoin By Ghassan Karame and Wenting Li.”