How To Check Election Results (Feat. Pólya'S Urn) - Numberphile

 
Published on Nov. 7, 2016
Channel: Numberphile
Source: Youtube

Professor Ron Rivest discusses a technique for post election audits - taking small samples and using Pólya's Urn. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ See our other election video with Prof Rivest: https://youtu.be/BYRTvoZ3Rho Perils of e-Voting on Computerphile: https://youtu.be/w3_0x6oaDmI RSA Encryption: https://youtu.be/M7kEpw1tn50 Some recommended links from Professor Rivest... Paper from this video: http://people.csail.mit.edu/rivest/pubs.html#RS12 Philip Stark links about elections and auditing: http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/~stark/Vote/ This introductory paper on "risk-limiting audits": http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/~stark/Preprints/RLAwhitepaper12.pdf Urn simulator: http://www.math.uah.edu/stat/apps/PolyaExperiment.html Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/numberphile NUMBERPHILE Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile Numberphile tweets: https://twitter.com/numberphile Subscribe: http://bit.ly/Numberphile_Sub Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): http://bit.ly/MSRINumberphile Videos by Brady Haran Brady's videos subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/BradyHaran/ Brady's latest videos across all channels: http://www.bradyharanblog.com/ Sign up for (occasional) emails: http://eepurl.com/YdjL9 Numberphile T-Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/numberphile Other merchandise: https://store.dftba.com/collections/numberphile