Cryptographic signatures in Bitcoin

Posted on Tue 22 February 2022 in misc • Tagged with Cryptography, ECDSA, Schnorr


This blog describes at a technical level how Ellyptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) is used for signing Bitcoin transactions. Caveat emptor: I am not a mathematician let alone a cryptographer. I created this document mainly for helping myself understand how ECC is applied and welcome any correction on errors present …

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