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Grayscale Image Encryption using Cellular Automata

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Mohamed ElRakaiby

Mohamed ElRakaiby. Grayscale Image Encryption using Cellular Automata. International Journal of Computer Applications 142(1):1-3, May 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Mohamed ElRakaiby},
	title = {Grayscale Image Encryption using Cellular Automata},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2016},
	volume = {142},
	number = {1},
	month = {May},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-3},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016909655},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In this paper, second order cellular automata is applied on a grayscale image as block cipher using 128 bit key ,Also different security analysis are applied for variants of iterations and rounds using block identifier as an additional input to the cipher.


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Image encryption, Block cipher, Symmetric key cryptography.