**Visual Cryptography and Its Applications**

by Jonathan Weir, WeiQi Yan

**Publisher**: BookBoon 2012**ISBN-13**: 9788740301267**Number of pages**: 144

**Description**:

Visual cryptography provides a very powerful technique by which one secret can be distributed into two or more shares. When the shares are xeroxed onto transparencies and then superimposed exactly together, the original secret can be discovered without computer participation.

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