Optimal (2, n) visual cryptographic schemes

  title={Optimal (2, n) visual cryptographic schemes},
  author={Mausumi Bose and Rahul Mukerjee},
  journal={Designs, Codes and Cryptography},
  • M. BoseR. Mukerjee
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Designs, Codes and Cryptography
In (2,n) visual cryptographic schemes, a secret image(text or picture) is encrypted into n shares, which are distributed among n participants. The image cannot be decoded from any single share but any two participants can together decode it visually, without using any complex decoding mechanism. In this paper, we introduce three meaningful optimality criteria for evaluating different schemes and show that some classes of combinatorial designs, such as BIB designs, PBIB designs and regular graph… 

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