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Account Abstraction, Analysed: Conclusion & References

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Accounts within the Ethereum ecosystem serve as the bedrock for asset querying, storage, and transactions, constituting a pivotal element of its infrastructure.
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(1) Qin Wang, CSIRO Data61, Australia;

(2) Shiping Chen, CSIRO Data61, Australia.


In this paper, we explore the notion of account abstraction (featured by EIP-4337), which is formally involved the sixth stage of Ethereum’s roadmap. We study its operating mechanism, key features, and surrounding developments. We also examine its security by assessing a set of related criteria. Our results reveal the scope and extent of the security improvements introduced by the adoption of account abstraction. To our knowledge, this work provides the first formal AA study.


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