Re: NSF Proposal on Digital Government

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Sat Apr 16 2005 - 23:00:36 CDT

Hello Arthur:

Always ready to kibbutz. Beats the heck out of balancing the checkbook! As
for best practices, what happened to the one that was being developed for
New Mexico?

Thanks, Edmund R. Kennedy
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Arthur Keller" <>
To: <>; "Open Voting Consortium discussion list" 
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 1:26 PM
Subject: [OVC-discuss] NSF Proposal on Digital Government
> Dear Joe (and interested others),
> 1. I think that the idea for having activity models for the various voting 
> machines is an excellent one.
> 2. I'm working on submitting an NSF proposal (through UCSC) for analyzing 
> existing voting practices and procedures, creates a form of elections 
> rules database, and creates best practices documents for various voting 
> processes.
> The proposal opportunity is NSF 05-551 (See 
> for 
> specifics on the solicitation.)   I will put in some consulting time for 
> those who help write the proposal and want to participate in the effort if 
> funded.
> Please send me email if you want to participate in proposal writing or 
> just kibbitzing.
> The proposal is due Thursday, May 5, 2005.
> Best regards,
> Arthur
> At 3:14 PM -0700 4/12/05, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
>>I'd love to hear comments on the following activity model (in UML 2.0
>>notation) for voting on the Sequoia AVC Edge DRE with VVPAT printer.
>>If we get enough interest (I'd like to have such a model for many, if
>>not all voting technologies) we can start an "Existing Systems
>>Explications" working group.
>>PS: Some notes to those unfamiliar with UML 2.0 activity diagrams.
>>The agent (a voter) starts at the closed dark circle (start) and
>>should make it to the dark circle with concentric outline (end).
>>Diamond symbols represent where a decision is made and rounded
>>rectangles represent various activities in the process.
>>Joseph Lorenzo Hall
>>UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
>>blog: <>
>>VSPR General mailing list
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