Analysis and improvement of a chaos-based image encryption algorithm. (English) Zbl 1198.94132

Summary: The security of digital image attracts much attention recently. In Zh. Guan et al. [Phys. Lett., A 346, No. 1–3, 153–157 (2005; Zbl 1195.94056)], a chaos-based image encryption algorithm has been proposed. In this paper, the cause of potential flaws in the original algorithm is analyzed in detail, and then the corresponding enhancement measures are proposed. Both theoretical analysis and computer simulation indicate that the improved algorithm can overcome these flaws and maintain all the merits of the original one.
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94A60 Cryptography
94A08 Image processing (compression, reconstruction, etc.) in information and communication theory
37N99 Applications of dynamical systems


Zbl 1195.94056
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