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A Novel Face Template Protection Scheme based on Chaos and Visual Cryptography

by Divya James, Mintu Philip
International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 2 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Divya James, Mintu Philip

Divya James, Mintu Philip . A Novel Face Template Protection Scheme based on Chaos and Visual Cryptography. International Journal of Applied Information Systems. 2, 5 ( May 2012), 31-35. DOI=10.5120/ijais12-450356

@article{ 10.5120/ijais12-450356,
author = { Divya James, Mintu Philip },
title = { A Novel Face Template Protection Scheme based on Chaos and Visual Cryptography },
journal = { International Journal of Applied Information Systems },
issue_date = { May 2012 },
volume = { 2 },
number = { 5 },
month = { May },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 2249-0868 },
pages = { 31-35 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/ijais12-450356 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%P 31-35
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Protection of biometric data and templates is a crucial issue for the security of biometric systems This paper proposes new security architecture for protection of face templates using visual cryptography and chaotic image encryption. The use of visual cryptography is explored to preserve the privacy of biometric image by decomposing each private face image into two independent public host images such that the original image can be revealed only when both images are simultaneously available. The algorithm ensures protection as well as privacy for image using a fast encryption algorithm based on chaotic encryption. Chaos based cryptography is applied on to individual shares. Using this one can cross verify his identity along with the protection and privacy of the image.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Visual Cryptography Security Chaotic Arnold Map