Cardano Type Library

Cardano Type Library facilitates zero knowledge smart contracts on Cardano.

Cardano nodes are capable of executing code written in Untyped Plutus Core (UPLC), a low-level functional programming language. On the other hand, zero knowledge smart contracts can be represented by arithmetic circuits, a mathematical formalism that is used to describe true/false statements about some "public data". To verify a zero knowledge smart contract, we run the verify algorithm against the hash of transaction data, the commitment to a Plonk arithmetic circuit, and the corresponding zero knowledge proof. If the verification passes, the network participants can be sure that the transaction satisfies the respective zkFold Symbolic smart contract.

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