Articulation and Clarification of the Dendric Cell Algorithm
Greensmith, Julie and Aickelin, Uwe and Twycross, Jamie (2006) Articulation and Clarification of the Dendric Cell Algorithm. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS 2006), Oeiras, Portugal.
The Dendritic Cell algorithm (DCA) is inspired by recent work in innate immunity. In this paper a formal description of the DCA is given. The DCA is described in detail, and its use as an anomaly detector is illustrated within the context of computer security. A port scan detection task is performed to substantiate the influence of signal selection on the behaviour of the algorithm. Experimental results provide a comparison of differing input signal mappings.
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