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End-to-end verifiability

@article{Benaloh2015EndtoendV,
  title={End-to-end verifiability},
  author={Josh Benaloh and Ronald L. Rivest and Peter Y. A. Ryan and Philip B. Stark and Vanessa Teague and Poorvi L. Vora},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1504.03778}
}
Author(s): Benaloh, Josh; Rivest, Ronald; Ryan, Peter YA; Stark, Philip; Teague, Vanessa; Vora, Poorvi | Abstract: This pamphlet describes end-to-end election verifiability (E2E-V) for a nontechnical audience: election officials, public policymakers, and anyone else interested in secure, transparent, evidence-based electronic elections. This work is part of the Overseas Vote Foundation's End-to-End Verifiable Internet Voting: Specification and Feasibility Assessment Study (E2E VIV Project… 
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