Re: [OVC-demo-team] Re: Finishing up the M1 code

From: Fred McLain <mclain_at_zipcon_dot_net>
Date: Fri Mar 05 2004 - 15:39:13 CST

I'm thinking this might be a good task for Anand. Eron has a lot on his
plate right now. Does that sound OK to you two, Eron & Anand?

        -Fred-

On Fri, 5 Mar 2004 13:09:36 -0800, Alan Dechert
<alan@openvotingconsortium.org> wrote:

> Eron,
>
>> Speaking of that dummy data, can we build up a collection of test ballot
> files
>> to test against? I could probably code a random ballot generator.
>>
> Good idea. Might as well get this done right away. For the demo, when
> we
> run the ballots through the BRP, I expect we'll use a small sample...
> maybe
> 25-50 ballots. We should also have a set handy that has a more normal
> number for a precinct (500 is about the average number per precinct).
>
> So, for the small sample, I suggest 5-10 electronic ballot images (EBIs)
> from maybe 5 different voting machines. For the larger sample, let's
> have
> about 70 EBIs from about 7 machines (all from the same precinct).
>
> Originally, I wanted to have a county-wide data set so we could
> demonstrate
> vote aggregation/tabulation at that level. This task has turned out to
> be
> too much trouble for now. I wouldn't rule this out, but I'd say we do
> something with it time-permitting.
>
> Alan D.
>
>

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