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Trustworthy Voting: From Machine to System
May 2009 (vol. 42 no. 5)
pp. 23-29
Nathanael Paul, Vrije Universiteit
Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Vrije Universiteit
The authors describe an electronic voting approach that takes a system view, incorporating a trustworthy process based on open source software, simplified procedures, and built-in redundant safeguards that prevent tampering.

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Index Terms:
e-Voting, Computers and society, Software
Citation:
Nathanael Paul, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, "Trustworthy Voting: From Machine to System," Computer, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 23-29, May 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.169
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