Bit Plane Encoding and Encryption

  • Anil Yekkala
  • C. E. Veni Madhavan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4815)


The rapid growth in multimedia based Internet systems and applications like video telephony, video on demand and also tele-medicine has created a great need for multimedia security. One of the important requirements for multimedia security is encryption. Owing to the size of multimedia data and real time requirements, lightweight encryption schemes are important. Lightweight encryption schemes are based on taking the structure of multimedia data into consideration and partially encrypting the content. Even though several lightweight encryption schemes are existing for lossy compression schemes, their do not exist any lightweight encryption scheme for lossless compression. In this paper we present a lossless compression scheme for image, and we show how this scheme can be also used for supporting scalable lightweight encryption.


Encryption Scheme Security Level Multimedia Content Multimedia Data Stream Cipher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anil Yekkala
    • 1
  • C. E. Veni Madhavan
    • 2
  1. 1.Philips Electronics India Ltd., Bangalore 
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 

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