Re: OVC-discuss Digest, Vol 21, Issue 25

From: Jerry Lobdill <lobdillj_at_charter_dot_net>
Date: Sun Jul 23 2006 - 12:28:13 CDT


I've been out of pocket overnight. Please send me the maple program.



At 12:06 AM 7/23/2006, you wrote:
>Message: 4
>Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 17:16:01 -0600
>From: "Kathy Dopp" <>
>Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] approximate solutions
>To: "laird popkin" <>
>Cc: Open Voting Consortium discussion list
> <>
> <>
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>The maple program that Frank wrote is a simple program of just a few
>lines and is correct.
>I say we use it to generate the type of charts Ed, Jerry and Laird
>suggest for a paper on the topic.
>There must be a way to have that maple program spit out results on a
>web page for people to use as well, say spit out results for sample
>sizes for all the likely candidate margins (say 0.5%, 1%, 2% to 15% in
>1% increments), given the other inputs (total # of vote counts, max
>margin-shift/machine, and desired probability), but I'm not technical
>enough to do it - although I can provide a BSD server
>( to host it, and it should be open source and the
>source code made available.

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