[E-voting] The VVAT Debate - Technical or Not ?
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Mon Mar 8 23:27:52 GMT 2004
At 15:11 08/03/2004, Michael McMahon wrote:
> A 50% chance means checking 50% of
>constituencies, or ballots whatever.
>A 90% chance means checking 90% etc.
No, no. If there was a statistician on this list, they could quote their
sampling tables. Depending on the assumptions about distribution of errors
you could take from 1% to 100% sample also depending on how risk averse you
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