An Artificial Life Technique for the Cryptanalysis of Simple Substitution Ciphers

@article{Uddin2006AnAL,
  title={An Artificial Life Technique for the Cryptanalysis of Simple Substitution Ciphers},
  author={Mohammad Faisal Uddin and Amr M. Youssef},
  journal={2006 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering},
  year={2006},
  pages={1582-1585}
}
In this paper, we investigate the use of ant colony optimization (ACO) for automated cryptanalysis of classical simple substitution ciphers. Based on our experiments, ACO-based attacks proved to be very effective on various sets of encoding keys 
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