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The Deterministic Dendritic Cell Algorithm

Julie Greensmith, Uwe Aickelin

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems | SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN | Published : 2008

Abstract

The Dendritic Cell Algorithm is an immune-inspired algorithm originally based on the function of natural dendritic cells. The original instantiation of the algorithm is a highly stochastic algorithm. While the performance of the algorithm is good when applied to large real-time datasets, it is difficult to analyse due to the number of random-based elements. In this paper a deterministic version of the algorithm is proposed, implemented and tested using a port scan dataset to provide a controllable system. This version consists of a controllable amount of parameters, which are experimented with in this paper. In addition the effects are examined of the use of time windows and variation on the..

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