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Avoiding Massive Automated Voting in Internet Polls

Alessandro Basso, Michele Miraglia
2008 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
In this paper we present an innovative solution which considerably increases the security of Internet polls and the reliability of their results by discriminating between human-cast and machine-cast votes  ...  Internet polls are becoming nowadays more and more important as they are being used on a large scale.  ...  Properties of the proposed method As correctly stated in [3] , an Internet poll is fair and secure against massive falsifications if: (i) Internet users are always allowed to participate in the poll,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2007.12.024 fatcat:4yumo46wfvfy7d2s5gxkjawone


Hassan Sa'id Umar, John Atte, Sule Haruna
2022 European Journal of Political Science Studies  
The paper also maintains that the e-voting system has its own drawbacks in the forms of IT logistics, infrastructure, lack of trust, issues of transparency among other challenges.  ...  Automation of electoral processes from the manual practice is primarily to address noticeable negativities associated with the manual system.  ...  Internet voting can take various forms depending on whether it is used in uncontrolled environments (remote Internet voting) or not (Polling Site Internet Voting, Kiosk Voting).  ... 
doi:10.46827/ejpss.v5i2.1215 fatcat:xx7fvzhyxbb5xafdrhv5wekqpu

Vulnerability analysis of three remote voting methods [article]

Chantal Enguehard
2009 arXiv   pre-print
This article analyses three methods of remote voting in an uncontrolled environment: postal voting, internet voting and hybrid voting.  ...  It breaks down the voting process into different stages and compares their vulnerabilities considering criteria that must be respected in any democratic vote: confidentiality, anonymity, transparency,  ...  Internet voting radicalises the automation process by handling dematerialised objects.  ... 
arXiv:0908.1059v1 fatcat:mwae2vf6ojfdnpddetkqgpmo7u

Digital Politics 2016

Hal Berghel
2016 Computer  
irregularities … and massive and unprecedented voter irregularities and anomalies in Ohio."  ...  Politicians will look to automated, prepackaged, predigested information categorized and delivered according to predicted audience appeal, thus avoiding any use of the technology to gain meaningful input  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2016.23 fatcat:4xgegnfygvgqvjatwgz3uticny

Automating Elections: Electronic Voting Machines Have Made Mistakes Too

Roberto Verzola
2008 Social Science Research Network  
persist in voting machines Why do such errors persist even in automated election systems?  ...  machine vendor VoteHere who was fired by the company in 2001, claimed in 2003 that severe programming errors in the company's electronic voting software could delete massive numbers of ballots.  ...  To do this, the designers of automated election system need to shift their goal from "minimizing human intervention" to protecting and enhancing the principles of "voting in secret and counting in public  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1150274 fatcat:sjevq4utdbdenhgsaa6izuug5a

The Business of Electronic Voting [chapter]

Ed Gerck, C. Andrew Neff, Ronald L. Rivest, Aviel D. Rubin, Moti Yung
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This work reports on a Financial Cryptography 2001 panel where we concentrated on the emerging business of electronic voting.  ...  Ed Gerck, in an interview by Eva Waskell, "California Internet Voting." The Bell, Vol. 1, No. 6, ISSN 1530-048X, October 2000. Available online at  ...  Comments Implementations and examples [9] are discussed in the full paper, available in [10].  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-46088-8_21 fatcat:rjh2lrqrc5et3m5zxddrogkpei

HandiVote: Simple, Anonymous, and Auditable Electronic Voting

Karen Renaud, Paul Cockshott
2009 Journal of Information Technology & Politics  
It does not follow that each time Ms Gray votes in the Parliament, her vote will represent the wishes of a majority of her constituents.  ...  At the time it was introduced, the right to vote for representatives in parliament was a step forward.  ...  This system has a number of points of vulnerability that we avoid in our proposal: 1.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19331680802668102 fatcat:r472445bmjf5dexigoseykcur4

Digital Trace Data in the Study of Public Opinion

Andreas Jungherr, Harald Schoen, Oliver Posegga, Pascal Jürgens
2016 Social science computer review  
polls.  ...  In this article, we examine the relationship between metrics documenting politics-related Twitter activity with election results and trends in opinion polls.  ...  established standards of social science methodology in indicator validation to avoid premature conclusions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0894439316631043 fatcat:addeq6ff6bfj7mpyxe3xtlp4li

Scientists use big data to sway elections and predict riots - welcome to the 1960s

Jill Lepore
2020 Nature  
Kennedy had been trailing Nixon in the polls all summer.  ...  Maybe these detours might have been avoided if the people developing them had stopped to consider their origins in the Vietnam War.  ... 
doi:10.1038/d41586-020-02607-8 pmid:32939063 fatcat:puh5gyxx5jfb3pmn2vqdoqzxm4

A Review of Electronic Voting Systems: Strategy for a Novel

Adewale Olumide S., Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, Boyinbode Olutayo K., Salako E. Adekunle
2020 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
The voting system in the world has been characterised with many fundamental challenges, thereby resulting to a corrupt contestant winning an election.  ...  voting system.  ...  The unsecured results were transmitted from one polling unit to other. Reference [26] developed Aadhaar based biometric electronic voting to avoid rigging.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2020.01.03 fatcat:a5iavme6zbc7deuqqm62js2tnu

Internet Research in Psychology

Samuel D. Gosling, Winter Mason
2015 Annual Review of Psychology  
Today the Internet plays a role in the lives of nearly 40% of the world's population, and it is becoming increasingly entwined in daily life.  ...  This growing presence is transforming psychological science in terms of the topics studied and the methods used.  ...  Preparation of this article was supported, in part, by a Brotherton Fellowship from the University of Melbourne. LITERATURE CITED  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-psych-010814-015321 pmid:25251483 fatcat:uvr2cfdsb5brpmlqih4szhom6m

Web 2.0 Tools to Support Decision Making in Enterprise Contexts [chapter]

Raquel Ureña, Enrique Herrera-Viedma
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this contribution we analyse how Web 2.0 tools are used to improve cooperation and social decision making in the enterprise context and what are the challenges that need to be accomplished to take fully  ...  Nowadays Web 2.0 provides users a unique framework not only to find information but also to express their opinions and collaborate and interact in real time.  ...  Finally, some current trends, open questions and prospects in the topic have been pointed out. Acknowledgments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41550-0_8 fatcat:unra62l7ercojp5lpgztuomady

Cristina Lafont's Challenge to Deliberative Minipublics

James Fishkin
2020 Journal of Deliberative Democracy  
But voting is not just theoretically available to everyone (assuming we avoid voter suppression). It is the most common form of actual mass participation in most modern democracies.  ...  For such a scenario, automation would greatly assist the scaling. But the merits of the automated moderator, continually improved, must be tested empirically in controlled experiments.  ... 
doi:10.16997/jdd.394 fatcat:lvyi3gndzzhyhfdh2zq4k57p2u

The hegemonic work of automated election technology in the Philippines

Brendan Luyt
2007 Journal of Contemporary Asia  
It uses a theoretical framework inspired by Antonio Gramsci to examine the discourse surrounding automated elections in two major daily papers, the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Business World Philippines  ...  This article addresses the political role of information technology in the Philippines.  ...  In the end we are told in one report ("Poll body junks nationwide automated vote counting," Business World, 10 February 1998) Faced with this severe fiscal crunch, the election body decided to compromise  ... 
doi:10.1080/00472330701253734 fatcat:nzbonmg26nfupiwrdlzcxp27mm

Empirical analysis of ensemble methods for the classification of robocalls in telecommunications

Meghna Ghosh, Prabu P.
2019 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
Two algorithms Random Forest and XgBoost are combined in two ways and compared in the paper in terms of accuracy, sensitivity and the time taken.  ...  The proposed methodology in the paper is to experiment two ensemble models on the dataset acquired from the Federal Trade Commission(DNC Dataset).  ...  The paper would not have been complete without the massive contributions by all the faculties and resources in leu of Christ (Deemed to be University), for both research and review.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v9i4.pp3108-3114 fatcat:7ytce2vjgba6zmawzaxxxktswu
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