Software Independence Revisited
Working Paper No.:  144
Date Published:  2016-12-13


Ronald L. Rivest, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Madars Virza, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Democracy depends on elections, yet elections are complex but fragile processes involving voters, election officials, candidates, procedures, and technology. Voting systems are evaluated in terms of their security, usability, efficiency, cost, accessibility, and reliability. A good voting system design should be based on sound principles.


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