Strengths and weaknesses of optical encryption algorithms

Gopinathan, Unnikrishnan and Monaghan, David S. and Naughton, Thomas J. and Sheridan, J. T. and Javidi, Bahram (2005) Strengths and weaknesses of optical encryption algorithms. In: LEOS 2005. The 18th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2005. IEEE Press, New York, pp. 951-952. ISBN 0780392175

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Though many optical encryption techniques have been proposed in the recent years, a systematic analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of these algorithms has not been undertaken yet. This work attempts to systematically study the strengths of some of the well known image encryption algorithms.

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Keywords: optical encryption algorithms; cryptography; optical information processing;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
Item ID: 572
Identification Number: 10.1109/LEOS.2005.1548326
Depositing User: Thomas Naughton
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2007
Publisher: IEEE Press, New York
Refereed: Yes

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