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Through research and development to accelerate innovation in:

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  • Agent-Based Modeling
  • Complex Systems

Community Reviews across funding rounds

Addresses Challenge
4.42 Star
4.12 Star
4.26 Star
Impact / Alignment
4.22 Star
Value for money
3.55 Star
Value for Money
3.95 Star
Impact Alignment
4.13 Star

Proposals Across Funding Rounds


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Top of mind of Photrek in Catalyst

most frequent words in proposal details


The Team (2)

Members in Catalyst that have co-proposed with Photrek. Individuals may not be employed at Photrek. This is is is not representative of Photrek's full team.

Photrek Challenges (1)

Challenge: Prototype Diversified Voting Method

$150,000 Budget

<p>Can we implement a prototype demonstration of diversified voting and flexible funding for one challenge fund?</p>

Proposed in Fund: Fund 6
Budget 2.778% of the fund.
0 (1)

Photrek Proposals (15)

Design & Sim of Voting Influence

$50,000 Requested

<p>Blockchain DAOs, including Catalyst, are governed by one coin - one vote policy which is susceptible to oligarchic control.</p>

Fund: Fund 6 Challenge: F6: Distributed decision making
over budget Requested 66.667% of the fund.
0 (1)

Cardano Risk Profile Audit

$40,000 Requested

<p>Cardano stakepool operators face a variety of cybersecurity risks that they have not adequately prepared to defend against.</p>

Fund: Fund 6 Challenge: F6: Cardano Emerging Threat Alarm
over budget Requested 80% of the fund.
0 (1)

Improving Integrity of CA Processes

$15,000 Received
$15,000 Requested

Solution: 确定社区在声誉和排名方面的最佳改进,并将其纳入CA数字身份的平行工作。

Fund: Fund 8 Challenge: Community Advisor Improvements
completed Awarded 15% of the fund.
0 (1)

Ruggedized DeFi

$49,000 Requested

Solution: 协助开发者验证DeFi设计的工具和基于代理的DeFi原型模拟将对拟议的应用程序进行压力测试。

Fund: Fund 4 Challenge: F4: Developer ecosystem
not approved Requested 12.25% of the fund.
0 (1)

Diversify Voting Influence

$14,000 Received
$14,000 Requested

Solution: 设计并评估各种平衡大小利益相关者影响的投票饱和度和聚合算法。

Fund: Fund 4 Challenge: F4: Distributed Decision Making
completed Awarded 28% of the fund.
0 (1)

Learning Dynamic Models

$95,100 Requested

Solution: Photrek will upgrade the Coupled VAE (CVAE) algorithm it is developing for the SingularityNETs (SNET) AI Marketplace to incorporate a dynamic model. CVAE is a risk-aware learning method.

Fund: Fund 9 Challenge: Dapps, Products & Integrations
not approved impact proposal Requested 1.211% of the fund.
0 (1)

Risk Monitor for SPOs

₳279,586 Requested

Solution: A Risk Monitor tool suite empowers SPOs with decentralized means to detect whether network-wide block production aligns with expectations from protocol so that reward distribution remains honest.

Fund: Fund 10 Challenge: SPO Tools & Community Projects
not approved Requested 5.901% of the fund.
0 (1)

Evaluating Democratic Pluralism Security via Catalyst Testnet Quick Pitch

₳499,895 Requested

Solution: Complete Catalyst testnet experiments evaluating the security of a range of voting methods from corporate, pluralism, and democracy. Communicate results with scientific presentations and publications.

Fund: Fund 10 Challenge: Catalyst Systems improvements
not approved Requested 14.003% of the fund.
0 (1)

Prediction Markets: A Futures Model Demo

₳100,000 Requested

Solution: Photrek will develop decentralized, open-source risk characterization tools to improve trading strategy effectiveness &amp; customizability.

Fund: Fund 11 Challenge: F11: Cardano Use Cases: Concept
not approved Requested 1.333% of the fund.
0 (1)

Governance Hackathon: Cardano DRep Teams

₳300,000 Requested

Solution: A hackathon platform for development of governance capabilities. Utilize plural voting with payment &amp; rewards to facilitate the community in deciding the winning awards. Run a DRep team hackathon.

Fund: Fund 11 Challenge: F11: Cardano Use Cases: Solution
not approved Requested 4% of the fund.
0 (1)

SPO Health Monitor

₳199,400 Requested

Solution: A SPO Health Monitor suite of tools is needed to strengthen the decentralized integrity of the SPO network. Photrek will develop a utility comparing the forecasted &amp; actual probabilities of selection.

Fund: Fund 11 Challenge: F11: Cardano Open: Developers - technical
over budget Requested 1.899% of the fund.
0 (1)

Sociocratic DReps : A representation framework for Democratic Pluralism

₳108,780 Received
₳193,400 Requested

Solution: Provide the community with a framework for DReps which will enable exceptional representation. Including a 3 person DRep team with subcircle expertise in governance, blockchain development, &amp; DeFi.

Fund: Fund 11 Challenge: F11: Cardano Open: Ecosystem - non-technical
funded Awarded 1.842% of the fund.
0 (1)

Ouroboros Stress Test and Early Warning System

₳150,000 Requested

Solution: Photrek has developed unique robustness metrics for information systems. Dr. Aman will use these probabilistic methods to design early warning detectors that we’ll evaluate on protocol testnets.

Fund: Fund 12 Challenge: Cardano Open: Developers
over budget Requested 1.429% of the fund.
0 (1)

AI Assistant for Governance: Empowering Team-Based dReps

₳150,000 Requested

Solution: Photrek will develop an AI Assistant that empowers Team-Based dReps, analyzes proposals, assesses their impact across Cardano, and guides decisions aligned with the community &amp; the constitution.

Fund: Fund 12 Challenge: Cardano Open: Developers
funded Awarded 1.429% of the fund.
0 (1)

dRepWatch - A Sustainable Platform for Informed Voters

₳250,000 Requested

Solution: Leverage existing dRepWatch, and bring it up a notch to create a user friendly interface that offers transparency and facilitates communication between voters and dReps on various governance issues.

Fund: Fund 12 Challenge: Cardano Use Cases: MVP
over budget Requested 3.333% of the fund.
0 (1)