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Transforming Election Polling from Electronic Voting to Cloud as a Software Service in India

  • P. Vidhya
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 177)

Abstract

Today election polls have been re-engineered using electronic voting system in India. The system does come with several drawbacks and huge expenses including cost for security of the machine, transport, etc. In-fact customizing the electronic firmware to booth requirements is still a manual procedure and takes more effort and cost than modifying the same in a software application. In this paper we propose a model to transform the electronic polling to a cloud polling system to bring less cost, scalability, save time, easier modification, centralized control, speedy results, voter’s convenience and running a smooth poll. We also discuss the issues and possible solutions in moving towards the cloud polling system.

Keywords

Electronic Voting System Cloud Polling System 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Management and Computer ApplicationsSSN College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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