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?

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Arthur Keller" <voting@kellers.org>
To: <joehall@berkeley.edu>; "Open Voting Consortium discussion list" 
<ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>
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 
> http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf05551&org=NSF 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.
>>
>><http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/~jhall/temp/act_model_sequoia_edge_vvpat.jpg>
>>
>>Joe
>>
>>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
>><http://pobox.com/~joehall/>
>>blog: <http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb2/>
>>
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