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Supporting debates over citizen initiatives
Popular / citizen initiatives provide a way for the inclusion of constitutional or statutory proposals on the ballot (e.g., at an election) if enough signatures are collected in support of the proposal. Once citizens are ...
Publicly verifiable private credentials - a technique for privately signing citizen initiatives
Besides voting, another way of practicing democracy is by signing popular / citizen initiatives or optional referendums of certain types. We address the problems related to the electronic remote signing of support for ...
Incentive auctions and stable marriages problems solved with floor (n/2) -privacy of human preferences
Incentive auctions let several participants to cooperate for clearing a set of offers and requests, ensuring that each participant cannot do better than by inputting his true utility. This increases the social welfare by ...