Tanimoto Based Similarity Measure for Intrusion Detection System

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In this paper we introduced Tanimoto based similarity measure for host-based intrusions using binary feature set for training and classification. The k-nearest neighbor (kNN) classifier has been utilized to classify a given process as either normal or attack. The experimentation is conducted on DARPA-1998 database for intrusion detection and compared with other existing techniques. The introduced similarity measure shows promising results by achieving less false positive rate at 100% detection rate.

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A. Sharma and S. Lal, "Tanimoto Based Similarity Measure for Intrusion Detection System," Journal of Information Security, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2011, pp. 195-201. doi: 10.4236/jis.2011.24019.

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