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Notes to Reviewers

Human Factors Test Suite for the 2007 VVSG Recommendations (VVSG-NI)

April, 2009

The documents available from this page represent a test suite for the human factors requirements in Part 1 Chapter 3 of the 2007 VVSG Recommendations to the EAC. When the 2007 VVSG Recommendations is approved by the Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the test suites will be available for use by voting system testing laboratories as a common basis for testing voting systems to determine conformance to the 2007 VVSG Recommendations.

Test suite reviewers are advised to first read and understand the 2007 VVSG Recommendations, especially the sections relevant to the test suites under review, before reviewing the test suites. A complete version of the 2007 VVSGRecommendations to the EAC can be found at http://www.eac.gov/vvsg.


Please send comments on the test suites, by July 1, 2009, to: hfp-test@nist.gov.

You may provide comments directly in your email and/or send attachments in MS-Word or PDF. In general, please tell us the features you like and provide us with comments, corrections, and suggestions on how to improve the test suites. Please provide the following items:

  • Test suite version number (found in the test suite documentation)
  • Your name and affiliation (include contact information if desired)
  • Identification of the particular tests and requirements in the 2007 VVSG Recommendations for which your comment applies
  • If including suggestions for changes to the tests, a description of the suggested change including an adequate justification for the change, or a draft replacement for the test including the justification and any other necessary documentation or commentary

All comments will be considered. After all comments have been received and incorporated into the test suites, a new version of the test suites will be posted on the NIST web site.

CURRENT:The human factors test suite (text version) is available here.

PREVIOUS:The human factors test suite (text version) is available here.


VVSG Version Corresponding HFP Test Suite Version
2.0. (a.k.a., VVSG-07) 2.0-1
2.0 (a.k.a., VVSG-07) 2.0-2


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