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An Optical Scan E-Voting System based on N-Version Programming

Goirizelaia, Iñaki and Huarte, Maider and Unzilla, Juanjo and Selker, Ted (2008) An Optical Scan E-Voting System based on N-Version Programming. IEEE Security and Privacy, 6 (3). pp. 47-53. ISSN 1540-7993.

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This article presents Demotek, a multi-agent prototype for an electronic voting system based on optical character recognition technology. Trade-offs in voter training, ease of use, security, and coercion across various systems are considered for the purpose of recognizing achievable improvements. Based on the use of N-version programming techniques, we propose improvements to Demotek, including those in security and new capabilities. This case study demonstrates how the voter's authentication system and vote data transmission could further simplify and improve the electoral process by adding these new capabilities to the electronic voting system using N-version programming.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 2008 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. [Date Published in Issue: 2008-05-23] We thank the Carnegie Corporation, the Knight Foundation, and the General Directorate for Electoral Processes of the Basque Government for their support and funding of this work.
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Subject Keywords:Electronic Voting Systems; N-version programming; Vote Transmission; Voter's Authentication
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