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: Perils of e-Voting on Computerphile: RSA Encryption: Some recommended links from Professor Rivest... Paper from this video: Philip Stark links about elections and auditing: This introductory paper on "risk-limiting audits": Urn simulator: Support us on Patreon: NUMBERPHILE Website: Numberphile on Facebook: Numberphile tweets: Subscribe: Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): Videos by Brady Haran Brady's videos subreddit: Brady's latest videos across all channels: Sign up for (occasional) emails: Numberphile T-Shirts: Other merchandise: