Call for Papers

MARBLE is a conference series which aims to provide a high-profile platform for mathematicians, computer scientists and economists from both academia and industry to present latest advances and innovations in key theories and models of blockchain. The first edition of the conference was held in Santorini in May 2019, and the second edition was online due to Covid-19.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Cryptoeconomics/token economics

  • Economic modelling of cryptocurrency systems

  • Game-theoretic analysis

  • Decentralised finance

  • Stablecoins

  • Consensus mechanism design

  • Distributed Applications (DApps)

  • Market mechanism analysis and incentive design

  • Analysis of mining algorithms and strategies

  • Price variation prediction and trading strategies

  • Novel indices for digital assets

  • Consensus protocol security analysis

  • Mathematical modelling of network attacks

  • Verification of smart contracts

  • Measures of blockchain health

  • Government policy related to blockchain economics

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: Monday 7 March 2022 (23:59:59 AoE)

Notification: Tuesday 3 May 2022, AoE

Conference: Tuesday 12 - Thursday 14 July 2022

Venue

The conference will be held in Vilamoura, Portugal between Tuesday 12 and Thursday, 14 July 2022.

Submission Guidelines

Submitted papers must be original and contain work that has not been published before or is under review elsewhere. Accepted papers will be published by Springer Nature as part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE). Full paper submissions of up to 16 pages and short paper submissions of up to 8 pages (including references) should be prepared according to the guidelines and submitted through the Easychair conference submission system.

Previous editions:

Starting this year, and to accommodate the publishing traditions of different fields, authors of accepted papers will have the option to publish only a one-page abstract of the paper in the conference proceedings, along with a URL pointing to the full paper. Authors should guarantee the link to be reliable for at least two years. One-page abstracts will not be eligible for the best paper awards.

Special Issue

Extended versions (>50% than proceedings) of selected papers will be invited for a Special Issue in the ACM journal Distributed Ledger Technologies: Theory and Practice.

Best Paper Awards

The program committee will decide upon a best paper award and a best student paper award.

Contact

All questions about submissions should be emailed to marble2022@groups.imperial.ac.uk