Date Added: Sep 2011
Computer security and certain aspects of cyber crime is being increasing day by day. The detailed study of the present day most commonly encountered cyber crime like Credit card fraud analysis is presented in this paper. The model reported in this paper is based on Hidden Markov Model(HMM), is a markov chain for which the state is only partially observable. In HMM model, the authors quantize the purchase values x into M price ranges V1; V2;. .. VM, forming the observation symbols at the issuing bank. The actual price range for each symbol is configurable based on the spending habit of individual cardholders.