This section contains technical papers that the AVA network uses simply as a general reference for its implementation. However, these references are not binding and the actual implementation of the AVA network may be different from what is written in these documents.

Avalanche Whitepaper

This paper describes Avalanche, the family of consensus algorithms that allows AVA to process thousands of transactions per second with low latency and low energy usage.

AVA Platform Specification

This paper is a technical description of the AVA network.

AVA Token (AVA) Specification

This paper describes the mechanics of AVA, the AVA network’s native token.