Quantum image processing: challenges and future research issues

  • Sanjay Chakraborty
  • Sudhindu Bikash Mandal
  • Soharab Hossain Shaikh
Original Research


Image processing on quantum platform is a hot topic for researchers now a day. Inspired from the idea of quantum physics, researchers are trying to shift their focus from classical image processing towards quantum image processing. This paper starts with a brief review of the principles which underlie quantum computing, and also deals with some of the basics of qubits and quantum computing. Then this paper starts to deal with some different methods of image storage, representation and retrieval in a quantum system. This paper also describes the advantages of using those methods in quantum systems compare to classical systems. In the next section, a short discussion on some of the important aspects, comparison among them and applications of quantum image processing is presented. A few other hot topics and open problems in quantum image processing are mentioned in this paper. This review article will provide the readership an overview of progress witnessed in the area of Quantum Image processing while also simulating further interest to pursue more advanced research in it.


Quantum computing Quantum image processing Qubit Quantum superposition Quantum noise Quantum image representation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay Chakraborty
    • 1
  • Sudhindu Bikash Mandal
    • 1
  • Soharab Hossain Shaikh
    • 2
  1. 1.A.K. Choudhury School of Information TechnologyUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Computer Science and EngineeringBML Munjal UniversityGurugramIndia

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