Bachelorarbeit BCLR-2019-22

Li, Yunxuan: A privacy preserving ethereum-based E-voting system.
Universität Stuttgart, Fakultät Informatik, Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Bachelorarbeit Nr. 22 (2019).
99 Seiten, englisch.

Both E-Voting and blockchain are popular topics these years. Although a blockchain seems to be a promising surrounding for E-Voting systems, there are only a few E-Voting systems based on Blockchain nowadays. Especially Ethereum, which is famous for its decentralized smart contract execution, provides interesting possibilities if one wants to build up a (partly) decentralized E-Voting system. In this thesis, we propose a new Privacy-preserving Ethereum-based E-Voting System (PEES) that provides accuracy, verifiability and privacy. Not like many other Blockchain based E-Voting systems that only saves encrypted votes on-chain to protect Voter's privacy only against the public, PEES uses Zero-Knowledge Proofs to break the connection between a Voter and his vote, to achieve a stronger privacy protection. With a small precondition, PEES protects Voter's privacy not only against the public but also against potential malicious election organizers --- a group of people who has the decryption keys for the election.

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Abteilung(en)Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Informationssicherheit und Kryptographie
BetreuerKüsters, Prof. Ralf; Simon, Mike
Eingabedatum24. Juni 2019
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