Initiated Integral Audit of the Automated Voting System

The 10 academics who will review the Automated Voting System initiated their activities this Monday, in a journey in which the president of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Pedro Calzadilla, participated, who welcomed them.

During a brief intervention, Rector Calzadilla assured that this audit, which will last until July 26, will represent an important step in the democratic dynamics and peace of the country, since its realization is the result of the agreements of the Board of National Dialogue.

He recalled that this rigorous review is carried out by ten experts in the computer sciences area, most of them PhDs in Computer Science, who must issue a final report with their observations.

The first day of the Automated Voting System Audit had the presence of the total of auditors called, who began the review of the voting machine software, which will continue on Tuesday. Their activities are being transmitted in real time, through the CNETV channel, whose link is

The audit team is made up of nine men and a woman, whose professional profiles are as follows:

Professor Emilio Hernández: Doctor of Computer Science from the University of Southampton in England. Retired professor at the Simón Bolívar University. In his teaching practice, he taught in the areas of Computer Networks and Distributed Systems. In his career, he stands out having been vice president of Conicit and Dean of Research and Development of the Simón Bolívar University. He is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, and an associate researcher at the University of Westminster, England, and the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​Spain.

Professor Robinson Rivas: Master in Computer Sciences from the Simón Bolívar University. Director of the School of Computing at the Central University of Venezuela, where he has been a professor since 1995. His research areas are focused on Digital Image Processing and Parallel Systems. Secretary General of the Venezuelan Association for the Advancement of Science (Asovac).

Professor Joali Moreno Pinto: Doctor in Computer Science from the Central University of Venezuela, in whose computer school she has been a professor since 2003. Member of the Research Stimulus Program, June 2011. She was a member of the Researcher Stimulus Program and the Program for the Promotion of Research. Investigator. She has more than 17 publications and scientific papers.

Professor Alfredo Marcano: Master in Instrumentation from the Central University of Venezuela. Physicist graduated from the same house of studies, where he taught. He is the author or co-author of more than 20 papers and refereed publications. He was a member of the Researcher Promotion System of CONICIT and in FONACIT.

Professor Jorge Ernesto Rodríguez: Doctor in Software from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Professor at the University of Carabobo, with 26 years of teaching experience. He focused on active research in computer graphics, image processing, Artificial Intelligence, and Philosophy and ethics of science, with more than 30 scientific publications in journals and conference proceedings.

Professor Antonio Russoniello: Master in Computer Science from the Central University of Venezuela. Professor at that university and visiting professor at the Bicentennial University of Aragua. With almost two decades of experience in the telecommunications area. Author of various peer-reviewed publications.

Professor Juan Carlos Villegas: Doctor of Science from the Central University of Venezuela. Professor at the Universidad de los Andes, with more than a dozen peer-reviewed publications. With a degree in Chemistry, he is a professor in various areas, including Modern Physics and Optics, as well as Thermodynamics and Advanced Statistical Mechanics in economic and social applications. He teaches at the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Course in Applied Chemistry

Professor Carlos Acosta-León: PhD in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh, UK. In this house of studies, he did doctoral studies in Embedded Structured Parallelism in Reconfigurable Computing Systems. Specialist in computer forensics and cybersecurity management. Professor at the Central University of Venezuela.

Professor Victor Theoktisto Costa: Doctor in Computing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, and associate researcher at the same university. Professor at the Simón Bolívar University. Author of more than 25 publications in congresses and indexed international journals. Researcher accredited in the ONCTI Innovation and Research Stimulus Program and was a Researcher Promotion Program at FONACIT.

Professor Eugenio Scalise: Doctor in Computer Sciences from the Central University of Venezuela, the university where he teaches as a research professor. Among the areas in which he has taught are software engineering and quality, software quality and data science. He is Director of the Postgraduate Program in Computer Science at UCV. The author or co-author of various scientific publications.

Electoral Registration Journey already sums almost 140,000 new voters

President Calzadilla also reported on the progress of the journey of Registration and Updating of Data in the Electoral Registry. In this regard, he indicated that in the first 13 days of activities 138,702 new voters were registered, while a little more than 240,000 voters changed residence.

The highest representative of the Electoral Power invited young people, even those who turn 18 before November 21 this year, to register in the Electoral Registry and exercise their right in the next Regional and Municipal Elections.