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A Brief Survey of Token Curated Registries

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A list is a simple and efficient way for organizing data. Traditional lists have higher chances of unfairness, manipulation, and completely give misinformation because these are managed by the individuals or central authorities. Unlike a traditional list, Token Curated Registry or list also known as TCR is completely decentralized blockchain-based platform which uses intrinsic token along with an incentive system to produce an accurate list curation. This paper gives a brief survey about this decentralized list along with their different types, applications, and various open challenges.


  • Blockchain
  • Token Curated Registry or list (TCR)
  • Decentralized structure
  • Token
  • Incentive system

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Kaur, J., Visveswaraiah, B. (2021). A Brief Survey of Token Curated Registries. In: Hassanien, A.E., Bhattacharyya, S., Chakrabati, S., Bhattacharya, A., Dutta, S. (eds) Emerging Technologies in Data Mining and Information Security. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1286. Springer, Singapore.

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