Analysis techniques for illicit Bitcoin transactions

Adam Brian Turner*, Stephen McCombie, Allon J. Uhlmann

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This comprehensive overview of analysis techniques for illicit Bitcoin transactions addresses both technical, machine learning approaches as well as a non-technical, legal, and governance considerations. We focus on the field of ransomware countermeasures to illustrate our points.
Original languageEnglish
Article number600596
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalFrontiers in Computer Science
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2020

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  • bitcoin
  • machine learning
  • graph analysis
  • financial crime
  • ransomware
  • AML


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