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Authentication Codes

Culnane, C, Bismark, D, Heather, JA, Schneider, SA, Srinivasan, S and Xia, Z Authentication Codes In: EVT/WOTE 2011, 2011-08-08 - 2011-08-09, San Francisco, USA.

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Abstract

The Prêt à Voter end-to-end verifiable voting system makes use of receipts, retained by voters, to provide individual verifiability that their vote has been recorded as cast. The paper discusses issues around the production and acceptance of receipts, and presents an alternative approach to individual verifiability based on Authentication Codes. These codes are constructed, in the encrypted domain, by the peered Web Bulletin Board when the vote is cast, and provide the voter with an assurance that their vote has been properly received. The approach is designed to work in a uniform way with ranked elections and single preference elections.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Copyright to this work is retained by the author[s]. Permission is granted for the noncommercial reproduction of the complete work for educational or research purposes
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2012 14:23
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:59
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/107386

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