Investigating Artificial Immune Systems

Raytheon Company Summer 2003 Computer Science/Engineering, 2003-04

Liaison(s): Brian Hull
Advisor(s): Michael Erlinger
Students(s): George Kuan (PM), Andrew Yip (PM), Brandt Erickson, Michael Terkowitz

Conventional methods of computer security have many shortcomings. The team focused on the application of biological immune system paradigms to computer security. After assessing the various aspects of the biological immune system, as well as the current state of artificial immune system research, the team designed and implemented an extension to an existing artificial immune system.