This mini-course will describe in detail the Hashgraph consensus algorithm and how it differs from a typical blockchain. Through an hour-long video by the creator of Hashgraph, Dr. Leemon Baird, you will walk away knowing how Hashgraph orders transactions, and it's unique method for getting all nodes to create a graph on the activity in the network.
Leemon Baird is the inventor of the hashgraph distributed consensus algorithm, and is the Co-founder and CTO of Swirlds Inc. With over 20 years of technology and startup experience, he has held positions as a Professor of Computer Science at the Air Force Academy and as a senior scientist in several labs. He has been the co-founder of several startups, including two identity-related starts ups, which were acquired. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, and has multiple patents and publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences in computer security, machine learning, and mathematics.