Chaotic Image Encryption: State-of-the-Art, Ecosystem, and Future Roadmap

Behrouz Zolfaghari*, Takeshi Koshiba

*Corresponding author for this work

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Recently, many researchers have been interested in the application of chaos in cryptography. Specifically, numerous research works have been focusing on chaotic image encryption. A comprehensive survey can highlight existing trends and shed light on less-studied topics in the area of chaotic image encryption. In addition to such a survey, this paper studies the main challenges in this field, establishes an ecosystem for chaotic image encryption, and develops a future roadmap for further research in this area.

Original languageEnglish
Article number57
JournalApplied System Innovation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Jun
Externally publishedYes


  • chaos
  • chaotic encryption
  • chaotic image encryption
  • future roadmap
  • image encryption
  • trend analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Information Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Artificial Intelligence


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