Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Science


Computer Science

First Advisor

Hexmoor, Henry


There have been many approaches where Blockchain was used to implement an E- voting scenario. Some used smart contracts, some used different Consensus algorithms like Proof of work, proof of stake, etc. Every implementation had some problems and some of them are the throughput of transactions, the feasibility, the cost of transactions, consensus mechanisms and so on. Consensus mechanisms play an important role in performance of a blockchain system and thus we outline the use of Proof of Authority -Authority Round implementation for a private blockchain based E-voting system and try to figure out what the system can yield in terms of performance.




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