Journal article

A game-theoretic approach to adversarial linear Gaussian classification

Farhad Farokhi

IFAC Journal of Systems and Control | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021


We employ a game-theoretic model to analyze the interaction between an adversary and a classifier. There are two (i.e., positive and negative) classes to which data points can belong. The adversary wants to maximize the probability of miss-detection for the positive class (i.e., false negative probability) while it does not want to significantly modify the data point so that it still maintains favourable traits of the original class. The classifier, on the other hand, wants maximize the probability of correct detection for the positive class (i.e., true positive probability) subject to a lower-bound on the probability of correct detection for the negative class (i.e., true negative probabili..

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