Re: question about "A PC-Based Open-Source Voting Machine"

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 15 2006 - 10:30:27 CDT

Check out http://user.it.uu.se/%7ejan/voting-project/ballot2.html our
web-based demo.

Also see http://www.openvoting.org

and http://www-db.stanford.edu/pub/keller and click on electronic voting.

Best regards,
Arthur

At 9:22 AM -0400 5/15/06, Kenneth R. Foster wrote:
>sounds great!
>
>We are demo-the class projects at the US Constitution Center, a
>high-profile museum in Phila. They will give the students a display
>exhibit for a day or so, will work with visitors to conduct a mock
>election. It would be a very high-profile exhibit
>
>Perhaps we could make a fictitious election between two candidates
>with different policies for dealing with gas crisis
>
>
>regards, Ken Foster
>
>
>
>
>
>
>At 11:29 PM 5/14/2006, you wrote:
>>Right now the software is for a fixed election. They could demo a
>>"mock" election with 4 computers and a (Postscript) printer. The
>>first 3 of these could be PCs or Macs. The fourth must be a PC.
>>They could write critiques of the system and how they would improve
>>it.
>>
>>The software is available, although I'm not sure where the latest
>>version is. We'll figure that out and get you running copies well
>>before your class starts.
>>
>>Best regards,
>>Arthur
>>
>>At 10:37 PM -0400 5/14/06, Kenneth R. Foster wrote:
>>>thanks!
>>>
>>>The problem is the very short time (3 weeks of afternoons) and
>>>inexperience of students (high school kids). That rules out any
>>>sophisticated software development.
>>>
>>>Perhaps the kids could learn to use the software, figure out how
>>>to improve the interface, and adapt it to a demo "election". We
>>>have a commitment from a local museum for the Constitution to demo
>>>a project for visitors, and this might work well.
>>>
>>>Is the PC-based software available?
>>>
>>>regards, Ken Foster
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>At 10:28 PM 5/14/2006, you wrote:
>>>>Dear Ken, thanks for your message. There are several projects
>>>>that could be done based on the software we developed.
>>
>>
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>
>Kenneth R Foster
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>University of Pennsylvania
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