- Volume 10 Issue 5
Keystroke time intervals can be a discriminating feature in the verification and identification of computer users. This paper presents a comparison result obtained using several classification methods including k-NN (k-Nearest Neighbor), back-propagation neural networks, and Bayesian classification for keystroke identification. Performance of k-NN classification was best with small data samples available per user, while Bayesian classification was the most superior to others with large data samples per user. Thus, for web-based on-line identification of users, it seems to be appropriate to selectively use either k-NN or Bayesian method according to the number of keystroke samples accumulated by each user.
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