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Probabilistic Treatment of MIXes to Hamper Traffic Analysis Dakshi Agrawal

Summary: Probabilistic Treatment of MIXes to Hamper Traffic Analysis
Dakshi Agrawal
IBM Watson Research Center
19 Skyline Drive
Hawthorne, NY 10532, USA
Dogan Kesdogan and Stefan Penz
Aachen University of Technology
Computer Science Department Informatik IV
Ahornstr. 55, D-52074 Aachen, Germany
{kesdogan, penz}@informatik.rwth-aachen.de
The goal of anonymity providing techniques is to pre-
serve the privacy of users, who has communicated with
whom, for how long, and from which location, by hiding
traffic information. This is accomplished by organizing ad-
ditional traffic to conceal particular communication rela-
tionships and by embedding the sender and receiver of a
message in their respective anonymity sets. If the number of
overall participants is greater than the size of the anonymity


Source: Agrawal, Rakesh - IBM T.J. Watson Research Center


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences