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Data Modeling for predictive behavior hypothesis formation and testing
Author(s): Holger M. Jaenisch; James W. Handley; Marvin H. Barnett; Richard Esslinger; David A. Grover; Jeffrey P. Faucheux; Kenneth Lamkin
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a novel hypothesis analysis tool building on QUEST and DANCER. Unique is the ability to convert cause/effect relationships into analytical equation transfer functions for exploitation. In this the third phase of our work, we derive Data Models for each unique word and its ontological associated unique words. We form a classical control theory transfer function using the associated words as the input vector and the assigned unique word as the output vector. Each transfer function model can be tested against new evidence to yield new output. Additionally, conjectured output can be passed through the inverse model to predict the requisite case observations required to yield the conjectured output. Hypotheses are tested using circumstantial evidence, notional similarity, evidential strength, and plausibility to determine if they are supported or rejected. Examples of solving for evidence links are provided from tool execution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6241, Data Mining, Intrusion Detection, Information Assurance, and Data Networks Security 2006, 62410P (18 April 2006);
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Holger M. Jaenisch, dtech Systems Inc. (United States)
James Cook Univ. (Australia)
James W. Handley, James Cook Univ. (Australia)
Axiom Corp. (United States)
Marvin H. Barnett, Computer Sciences Corp. (United States)
Richard Esslinger, Axiom Corp. (United States)
David A. Grover, Washington Square Associates (United States)
Jeffrey P. Faucheux, Sparta, Inc. (United States)
Kenneth Lamkin, Sparta, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6241:
Data Mining, Intrusion Detection, Information Assurance, and Data Networks Security 2006
Belur V. Dasarathy, Editor(s)

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