Questions tagged [state-transition]

State transitions being direct transfers of value and information between accounts.

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What happens in the account state when we pre-send ethers to a smart contract?

I'm asking this question in relation to this one : pre_sending Ether where the OP asked in a comment of the answer about what happens at the low-level when pre-sending ethers to a smart contract. As ...
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Is it possible to stack transactions?

Is it possible to stack transactions which depend from themselves? Example: State on start: Account A (2 ETH), Account B (0 ETH), Account C (0 ETH) Transaction 1 - Account A sends 2 ETH to Account ...
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Formal definition of the EVM as a Turing Machine

I am trying to understand the EVM in the context of a classic Turing Machine. I have read through the yellow paper and taken what I can from the internet, but I still feel like I could use some help ...
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Statelessness vs statefulness - what is the difference? Comparison Bitcoin's vs. Ethereum's states

I now read multiple times about bitcoin, that it is a stateless system and that because of that bitcoin simple-purpose computations or programs can be executed at anytime and independent from any data....
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Why is shared mutable state on the ETH network considered problematic?

I understand shared mutable state as describing a situation in which two or more parties control the same data. If their lifetimes or execution periods overlap, this can cause an issue. But in the ...
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State transiation logic

I read the whitepaper of ethereum and I have a question: APPLY(S,TX) -> S' My question is since S is defined as a set of UTXO, but AFAIK the blockchain does not store each balance in a block, is ...