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Table 1 The difference between public blockchain and consortium blockchain

From: Blockchain abnormal behavior awareness methods: a survey

  Access characteristics Centralization Anonymity Trust environment Transaction speed Data scale Behavioral diversity Typical applications
Public blockchain Unlimited group
Free access
(Li 2020; Wei 2018)
Decentralization High anonymity Week Slow Large Complex Bitcoin
Consortium blockchain (Private blockchain) Specific group
Authorized access
(Li 2020; Wei 2018)
Semi-centralization Controllable anonymity Strong Fast Small Simple HyperChain