[External] Re: [Hyperledger Cactus] Hyperledger Cactus Academic Paper
Thank you. Should I see something pop up when I log in to overleaf? The "projects" screen is empty, same as before.
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Subject: [External] Re: [Hyperledger Cactus] Hyperledger Cactus Academic Paper
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First of all, thank you all for your interest! @Peter, @Clive, @Hart, @Fujimoto-san, great to have you onboard! I've added you to the shared document where we can start discussing our paper.
I totally agree. The outline for the paper (as well as the "story" we want to transmit) are crucial points. I think we should meet and discuss an initial outline, detailing the strong points of Cactus. I've added a preliminary outline, present in the shared Overleaf project.
Given this, shall we discuss a preliminary outline (maybe counting with the whitepaper as a reference) on the Cactus Contributors Meeting?
Agreed. I think the paper needs to show what Cactus brings to the academic and industry communities, and it should of course contain a solid evaluation. Some good questions that the evaluation responds to are: what is the degree of decentralization of a Cactus Consortium? What is the performance penalty for mediating transactions across 2 blockchains with Cactus? And with 3? How does the geographical distance between Cactus' nodes affect the consortium performance, etc. We need to discuss this as a team, along with @Peter.
I think the novel contribution that Fabric brought was not its performance evaluation methodology, but rather being the first (if i'm not mistaken) distributed operating system for permissioned blockchains, tailored for enterprises. Their strongest innovation, in my POV, is the execute-order-validate paradigm, which allowed for much better tx throughput than public blockchains.
Conversely, Cactus has a lot of strong points that differentiates it from current academic work - it can pave its way to becoming the status quo for enterprise interoperability solutions.
Conference vs Journal: in my view, I would like to submit on the place that brings the most visibility to this project. In light of this, we should submit to a top conference or a top journal. My research group advised me to write my papers in a way I express all the ideas and concepts, without summarizing anything. Then, depending on the submission site, the article may be shortened. This allows us to be flexible and keep doors opened regarding the submission.
Looking to hearing from you.
A 2020-08-07 11:17, doris.benda via lists.hyperledger.org escreveu:
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