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Title: Mosaic: a secure and practical remote voting system

Authors: Takoua Abdellatif; Ahmed Adouani

Addresses: ESSTHS, Rue Lamine Abassi 4011 H. Sousse, Tunisia ' Proxym-it, Technopole de Sousse BP 184 Sousse Khezama, 4051, Sousse, Tunisia

Abstract: This paper presents Mosaic a practical and secure e-voting system. Compared to existing remote e-voting systems, Mosaic is practical since it deals with availability, ease of usage and scalability in addition to the implementation of an efficient security scheme. We demonstrate that the adaptable architecture of Mosaic system enforces the system scalability and performability by evaluating the system on the French grid, grid 5K. An embedded management system allows for Mosaic self-adaptation in front of failures or security attacks without breaking the security properties of the system.

Keywords: e-voting; electronic voting; online voting; component-based distributed systems; secure autonomic systems; voting security; remote voting systems; embedded management; self-adaptation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJAC.2014.059109

International Journal of Autonomic Computing, 2014 Vol.2 No.1, pp.1 - 20

Received: 25 Jul 2009
Accepted: 30 Apr 2010

Published online: 05 Feb 2014 *

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