Privacy-enhanced similarity search scheme for cloud image databases

Hao Liu, Hideaki Goto

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The privacy of users' data has become a big issue for cloud service. This research focuses on image cloud database and the function of similarity search. To enhance security for such database, we propose a framework of privacy-enhanced search scheme, while all the images in the database are encrypted, and similarity image search is still supported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3188-3191
Number of pages4
JournalIEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Dec


  • Cloud service
  • Content-based image retrieval (CBIR)
  • Homomorphic encryption
  • Privacy-enhanced search
  • Searchable encryption

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence


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