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Online Voting : Using Visual Cryptography


Ginjin Raj, Jithamol P M, Nikhil Narayanan, Aby Abahai T
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Internet Voting System (IVS) Using Visual Cryptography (VC) aims at providing a facility to cast vote for critical and confidential internal corporate decisions. It has the flexibility to allow casting of vote from any remote place, even when key stakeholders of election process are not available at workplace. This is enabled by leveraging and implementing the features provided by the VC in IVS. The election is held in full confidentiality by applying appropriate security measures to allow the voter to vote for any participating candidate only if he logs into the system by entering the correct password which is generated by merging the two shares (Black & White dotted Images)using VC scheme. Election officer sends share 1 to voter e-mail id before election and share 2 will be available in the voting system for his login during election. Voter will get the secret password to cast his vote by combining share 1 and share 2 using VC .Visual Cryptography (VC) is a secret sharing scheme in which an image is converted into shares. The information about the original image (Voter Password) will be revealed only after stacking sufficient number of shares. Even if the hacker gets one share of the password, it is impossible to get the other share of the password, as it will be sent to the E-Mail Id of the voter. Thus IVS provides two way securities to the voting system, which is very much in need.

Ginjin Raj, Jithamol P M, Nikhil Narayanan, Aby Abahai T

Visual Cryptography, Color Based Authentication

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-06-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
378-383 IJSRSET162376   Technoscience Academy

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Ginjin Raj, Jithamol P M, Nikhil Narayanan, Aby Abahai T, "Online Voting : Using Visual Cryptography", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.378-383, May-June-2016.
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