Human-Factors Driven Internet Forensics: Analysis And Tools



An apparatus and method for determining whether a text is deceptive has a computer programmed with software that automatically analyzes a text message in digital form for deceptiveness by at least one of statistical analysis of text content to ascertain and evaluate psycho-linguistic cues that are present in the text message, IP geo-location of the source of the message, gender analysis of the author of the message, authorship similarity analysis, and analysis to detect coded/camouflaged messages. The computer has access to truth data against which the veracity of the text message can be compared and a graphical user interface through which a user of the system can control the system and receive results concerning the deceptiveness of the text message analyzed by the system. The computer may be connectable to the Internet and may obtain the text to be analyzed either under the control of the user or automatically.

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David Peacock
Director - Intellectual Property Management
Stevens Institute of Technology
Rajarathnam Chandramouli
Rohan D.w. Perera
Koduvayur Subbalakshmi