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

Little, Linda, Storer, Tim, Briggs, Pamela and Duncan, I. (2008) E-voting in an ubicomp world: trust, privacy and social implications. Social Science Computer Review, 26 (1). pp. 44-59. ISSN 0894-4393

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Abstract

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: Article
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 06 May 2010 09:35
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 09:25
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/259

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