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Did the tezos staking consensus protocol change its mechanism at certain times?

I am currently analyzing the reward distribution over several cycles for bakers and delegators. To start with I tried to figure out a mean reward for the bakers over all cycles (baseline) to compare ...
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How exactly are the bakers chosen using the PRG?

I understand that the seed associated with a cycle is generated from information from the previous two cycles. This seed the PRG that is used to determine the bakers for the cycle. This is all the ...
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Can I stake other assets than XTZ?

Is it possible to use other assets than tez (XTZ) in the staking or baking process? I was wondering if tokens on the Tezos blockchain could also be used.
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Tezos source code overview and orientation

I kindly ask if someone can summarize in plain english what are the main functionalities of Tezos and soon after describe for each functionality where are the folders and the files that implement it, ...
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API calls to get statistics about the address delegated to a staking pool

Is there any API calls to get the statistics for certain address delegated to our staking pool?
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Checkpoint and TAPOS : implemented in Tezos?

Tezos position paper describes checkpointing (not the disk storage check pointing coming in tezos-node soon) and TAPOS as protection against long range attacks. Are they implemented somehow in the ...
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Block Withholding Attacks

Would it be possible to do something similar to selfish mining or rather a block withholding attack in Tezos and if so how would that work? As far as I understand, Tezos being a PoS system, it'll be ...
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What is the complexity ratio of Tezos Proof of Stake algorithm compared to the Proof of Work algorithm of Bitcoin? [closed]

I want to compare the Proof of Stake in Tezos to Proof of Work in Bitcoin. My assumption is that it is far more cheap in complexity to do that in Tezos as the calculation is not involved to the Proof. ...
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Is a 51% attack possible in Tezos?

I was reading there was a recent 51% attack to Ethereum. Basically, hackers rented enough computer power to get 51% of the mining power, and insert false transactions into the blockchain. I wonder ...
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If all tezos are baking, how would markets be created then?

The Tezos baking economics is based on a target of 100% baking. Yet, if a unit of tezos is baking, this unit cannot (as far as I can see), be used in standing orders for trade. This is, I either have ...
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