Image Encrytion Using Block Based Transformation Algorithm

Bani Younes, Mohammad Ali and Jantan, Aman (2008) Image Encrytion Using Block Based Transformation Algorithm. IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, 35 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1819-656X

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Abstract

Encryption is used to securely transmit data in open networks. Each type of data has its own features, therefore different techniques should be used to protect confidential image data from unauthorized access. Most of the available encryption algorithms are mainly used for textual data and may not be suitable for multimedia data such as images. In this paper, we introduce a block-based transformation algorithm based on the combination of image transformation and a well known encryption and decryption algorithm called Blowfish. The original image was divided into blocks, which were rearranged into a transformed image using a transformation algorithm presented here, and then the transformed image was encrypted using the Blowfish algorithm. The results showed that the correlation between image elements was significantly decreased by using the proposed technique. The results also show that increasing the number of blocks by using smaller block sizes resulted in a lower correlation and higher entropy

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Sains Komputer (School of Computer Sciences) > Article
Zoom Profil Pakar (Expert Profile) > Aman Jantan (Computer Sciences)
Depositing User: Mr. HR
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2012 01:37
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2019 09:58
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/24971

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