— The United Kingdom (UK) government has repeatedly expressed a desire to employ a Remote Electronic Voting (REV) system in a general election after 2006. Most existing REV schemes employ some form of cryptography, either to secure transmission of votes, or to model some desirable feature of public elections. This paper outlines the limitations of employing… (More)
— Recent controversy regarding reforms to the voting system cast doubt on the likelihood of deploying electronic voting systems in the near future. This paper notes the deficiencies in the approach to requirements for electronic voting in general and outlines some of the recent developments in electronic voting technologies in the UK.
Virtual Worlds are an important tool in modern education practices as well as providing socialisation, entertainment and a laboratory for collaborative work. This paper focuses on the uses of virtual worlds for education and synthesises over 90 published academic papers, reports and educational websites from around the world. A taxonomy is then derived from… (More)
— Over the past several years, the UK Government has piloted several new voting technologies during local authority elections. The mCESG pollsterless Remote Electronic Voting (REV) system, which was designed with the UK electoral context in mind, is described in detail in . Here, we describe two variations to the mCESG scheme which (a) improve its… (More)
Testing is considered as integral to every phase of the OO life-cycle to ensure a well developed test suite covering requirements, design and structure. Release criteria between the phases of development incorporate test suite addition and documentation allowing traceability from requirements through coding to speciic test cases. Software engineers can pool… (More)