An optical color image encryption in the Fractional Wavelet Transform (FWT) domain is carried out. The original images are segregated into three colors components: R (red), G (green) and B (blue). After that the components are encrypted separately using double random phase encoding (DRPE) in the FWT domain. Random phase masks (RPMs) are used in the input as well as in Fourier plane. The images to be encrypted are transformed with the discrete wavelet transform (DWT), the resulting coefficients from the DWT are multiplied each one by masks different form RPM. Masks are independent each other and the results are applied an inverse discrete Wavelet Transform (IDWT), obtaining the encrypted images. The input images are recovered from their corresponding encrypted images by using the correct parameters of the FWT, and its digital implementation has been performed using MATLAB 7.6.0 (R2008a). The mother wavelet family and fractional orders associated with the FWT are extra keys that access difficulty an attacker; thereby the scheme is more secure as compared to conventional techniques. The sensitivity of proposed scheme is verified with encryption parameters, occlusions, and noise attacks.
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Research Article| May 06 2016
Optical cryptosystem of color images using random phase masks in the fractional wavelet transform domain
AIP Conf. Proc. 1728, 020063 (2016)
Hukum Singh; Optical cryptosystem of color images using random phase masks in the fractional wavelet transform domain. AIP Conf. Proc. 6 May 2016; 1728 (1): 020063. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4946114
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