This manuscript is not in final form, but the technical content has stabilized as of mid-April 2022. Feedback is welcome and can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Change Log (maintenance of the change log began June 2022)
Readers may find it useful to watch the following three videos in order:
The following video (about 90 minutes) covers much of Chapters 7-10: SNARKs from Polynomial IOPs
Note: Chapter numbering has changed since the above video was recorded. Chapter 4 on interactive proofs and the Fiat-Shamir transformation was split into two separate chapters (now Chapters 4 and 5), and Chapter 13 on polynomial commitments was split into 3 separate chapters (now Chapters 14-16).