Is there a documentation about the crypto-primitives and the crypto protocols, that are used by iota and how they are implemented? And if so, where ;-)

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A good starting point is the IOTA Documentation:

As a next step you could look at the actual IOTA Reference Implementation (IRI) on GitHub:

For the theoretical framework behind all of this you should read:


Detailed documentation on the cryptography of IOTA can be found in the following page. There is a specific section on the streams in IOTA which is a recent cryptographic construction introduced by IOTA.

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