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Identifying Authorship by Byte-Level N-Grams: The Source Code Author Profile (SCAP) Method

@article{Frantzeskou2007IdentifyingAB,
  title={Identifying Authorship by Byte-Level N-Grams: The Source Code Author Profile (SCAP) Method},
  author={Georgia Frantzeskou and E. Stamatatos and S. Gritzalis and C. Chaski and B. Howald},
  journal={Int. J. Digit. EVid.},
  year={2007},
  volume={6}
}
  • Georgia Frantzeskou, E. Stamatatos, +2 authors B. Howald
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Int. J. Digit. EVid.
  • Source code author identification deals with identifying the most likely author of a computer program, given a set of predefined author candidates. There are several scenarios where digital evidence of this kind plays a role in investigation and adjudication, such as code authorship disputes, intellectual property infringement, tracing the source of code left in the system after a cyber attack, and so forth. As in any identification task, the disputed program is compared to undisputed, known… CONTINUE READING
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