1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

A zero knowledge system for voting?

  1. Nov 1, 2011 #1
    My memory on this is a bit foggy, but a couple of years ago one my math professors had a digression about a system of voting where no one would be able to know what anyone else voted. It involved the graph of a polynomial, and the kicker was that this system couldn't be implemented in society because it needed a truly continuous representation of the graph, which computers aren't able to do. Does anyone know what system this is? It's been bugging me for quite a while now, but I just can't seem to remember anything else about it :S
     
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: A zero knowledge system for voting?
  1. Zero zero? (Replies: 6)

  2. The zero (Replies: 19)

  3. Mathematical Knowledge (Replies: 2)

Loading...