First Peer-Reviewed Academic Bitcoin Journal, Ledger, Launches and Issues Call for Papers

First Peer-Reviewed Academic Bitcoin Journal, Ledger, Launches and Issues Call for Papers

Ledger, a new peer-reviewed scholarly journal, will publish full-length original research articles on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, as well as any relevant intersections with mathematics, computer science, engineering, law and economics. Ledger will be published online on a quarterly basis by the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, as an open-access journal. "The journal Ledger invites authors to submit their original research for the inaugural issue of the very first peer-reviewed academic publication devoted solely to the field of cryptocurrencies and its....


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