Extended Visual Cryptography Scheme for Multi-secret Sharing

Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 44)


This paper proposes a novel user-friendly visual cryptography scheme for multiple secret sharing. We have generated meaningful shares for multiple secret images using cover images. These meaningful shares are shared among participants. All the shares are required to recover secret images that are shared. The proposed scheme uses Boolean-based operations for generating meaningful shares and recovering all secret images that are used. The proposed scheme achieved lossless recovery of multiple secrets and overcomes the problem of management of meaningless shares.


Visual cryptography User-friendly visual cryptography scheme Multiple secret sharing Extended visual cryptography scheme Meaningful shares 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Development and Research in Banking TechnologyHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.School of Computer and Information SciencesUniversity of HyderabadHyderabadIndia

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