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Cryptanalysis using biological inspired computing approaches

Ahmad, Badrisham and Maarof, Mohd. Aizaini (2006) Cryptanalysis using biological inspired computing approaches. In: Proceedings of the Postgraduate Annual Research Seminar 2006 (PARS 2006), 24 - 25 May 2006, Postgraduate Studies Department FSKSM, UTM Skudai.

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In security, cryptology is introduced to guarantee the safety of data, whereby it is divided into cryptography and cryptanalysis. Cryptography is a technique to conceal information by means of encryption and decryption while cryptanalysis is used to break the encrypted information using some methods. Biological Inspired Computing (BIC) is a method that takes ideas from biology to be used in computing. BIC is a field that has been widely used in many computer applications such as pattern recognition, computer and network security and optimization. Some examples of BIC approaches are genetic algorithm (GA), ant colony and artificial immune system (AIS). GA and ant colony have been successfully applied in cryptanalysis of classical ciphers. Therefore, this paper will review these techniques and explore the potential of using AIS in cryptanalysis.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cryptanalysis, Genetic Algorithm, Artificial Immune System, Ant Colony
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:7801
Deposited By: Noraffandy Yahaya
Deposited On:03 Feb 2009 06:19
Last Modified:30 Aug 2017 01:21

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