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Logic behind Cardano master key generation from mnemonic

The seed phrase is generated in cardano-addresses, briefly explained here. This is then used as entropy for private key generation, the logic for this is in cardano-crypto package
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Create address from public/private keypair without external tools/apis

Here is an example of how to generate the public/private keys using the cardano-serialization-lib https://github.com/Emurgo/cardano-serialization-lib/blob/master/doc/getting-started/generating-keys.md ...
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Create address from public/private keypair without external tools/apis

Cardano uses a similar BIP-32/39/44 structure as bitcoin and ethereum, so you can use the same mnemonic seed phrase to derive your HD keys as you do on the other blockchains. To do so manually, I'd ...
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How does Edwards curve used for generating public key look like?

The general equation of the Edwards curve is for Ed25519 a = -1, d = -121665/121666. The curve is also living in the prime field. The equation is I could not plot this equation in geograba, I guess ...
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