User Behavioral Analysis Using Markov Chain and Steady-State in Tracer and Checker Model


  • V. Arun Department of CSE, Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • R. Sudhakar Department of CSE, Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, India



Biometric authentication, mobile agent, intrusion detection, Markov chain process, TCM server, HIDS


Tracer and checker model is an intrusion detection technique that uses mobile agent to track the user behaviour in ad-hoc network. Mobile agent can migrate to host and execute tasks parallelly. We enhanced TCM model to identify the intrusion in a host by analysing user behaviour during authentication process. Markov chain is a random process that transit from one state to another which depends only on the current state but not the sequence of events. Mobile agent is used to analyse the user input behaviour during authentication process which helps to predict intrusion in the system. In this paper, a behavioural approach is handled to identify the intrusion process. Markovchain is used with the proposed behaviour approach and Mobile agents are used to distribute this functionality. Behavioural analysis is illustrated and simulation are experimented.



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Author Biographies

V. Arun, Department of CSE, Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, India

V. Arun recieved his Ph.D. degree from the University of Sathyabama at Chennai in 2011. He attended the University of Bharathiar, Coimbatore where he received his M.S in Computer Science in 2004. He received his B.E in Electronics and Instrumentation from Annamalai University, Chidambaram in 2002, His current areas of interest include intrusion detection, network security, and image processing. He has gained experience has Software Engineer in Chennai. In specialized in DotNet Course in the software working experience field. Then he entered into the teaching field and elaborated his software experience to the college students in the academic field. He has participated many seminars and conference.

R. Sudhakar, Department of CSE, Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, India

R. Sudhakar recieved his B.E degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Anna University, Chennai; M.Tech. degree in Computer Science from Dr. M.G.R University, Chennai and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science Engineering from the Anna University, Chennai. His current areas of interest include wireless communication, network security, and image processing. He has taught various subjects in the Computer Science and Engineering Department over a period of 11 years. He now serves as Senior Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science, Andhra Pradesh, India.


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