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Alan Sherman (CSEE) and Students to Present at Conference in DC

May 17, 2010 9:27 AM

[4/29/2010]--Associate Professor of Computer Science Alan Sherman and his students Richard Carback, John Conway, Travis Mayberry will present a research paper at the 2010 Usenix Security Conference, August 11-13, in Washington, DC. The paper describes technical aspects of the Scantegrity II voting system, which they helped develop, as it was used in the November election in Takoma Park, Maryland. This historic election was the first time any end-to-end cryptographically secure voting system was used in any binding governmental election with ballot privacy. Their paper is one of 30 papers accepted out of 202 submitted to this premier conference on applied computer security