Security Analysis of a Thirteenth-Century Venetian Election Protocol
Schneier on Security
DECEMBER 6, 2023
Interesting analysis : This paper discusses the protocol used for electing the Doge of Venice between 1268 and the end of the Republic in 1797. We will show that it has some useful properties that in addition to being interesting in themselves, also suggest that its fundamental design principle is worth investigating for application to leader election protocols in computer science.