E-Voting in an ubicomp world: trust, privacy, and social implications

Little, L., Storer, T. , Briggs, P. and Duncan, I. (2008) E-Voting in an ubicomp world: trust, privacy, and social implications. Social Science Computer Review, 26(1), pp. 44-59. (doi: 10.1177/0894439307307683)

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The advances made in technology have unchained the user from the desktop into interactions where access is anywhere, anytime. In addition, the introduction of ubiquitous computing (ubicomp) will see further changes in how we interact with technology and also socially. Ubicomp evokes a near future in which humans will be surrounded by “always-on,” unobtrusive, interconnected intelligent objects where information is exchanged seamlessly. This seamless exchange of information has vast social implications, in particular the protection and management of personal information. This research project investigates the concepts of trust and privacy issues specifically related to the exchange of e-voting information when using a ubicomp type system.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Storer, Dr Tim
Authors: Little, L., Storer, T., Briggs, P., and Duncan, I.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Research Group:Software Engineering and Security
Journal Name:Social Science Computer Review
Publisher:SAGE Publications
ISSN (Online):1552-8286
Published Online:03 December 2007
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2008 Sage Publications
First Published:First published in Social Science Computer Review 26(1):44-59
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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