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A Novel Digital Image Watermarking Scheme for Data Security Using Bit Replacement and Majority Algorithm Technique
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Recent history has witnessed the rapid development in information technologies that has given an extended and easy access to digital information. Along with several developments it leads to the problem of illegal copying and redistribution of digital media. As a result the 

Cryptography based digital image watermarking algorithm to increase security of watermark data
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ABSTRACT Digital watermarking is one of the proposed solutions for copyright protection of multimedia data. This technique is better than Digital Signatures and other methods because it does not increase overhead. Digital Watermarking describes methods and technologies that hide 

Development Of A New Watermarking Algorithm For Telemedicine Applications
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ABSTRACT Watermarking algorithms are used for embedding watermark like patient's history and doctor's signature in binary image format into host's medical image for telemedicine applications. In this work the watermarking of medical image is done in DCT and DWT 

Implementation of Digital Watermarking Using MATLAB Software
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ABSTRACT Digital watermarking holds significant promise as one of the keys to protecting proprietary digital content in the coming years. It focuses on embedding information inside a digital object such that the embedded information is in separable bound to the object. The 

Digital Security using Watermarking Techniques via Discrete Wavelet Transform
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ABSTRACT Protection of digital multimedia content has become an increasingly important issue for content owners and service providers. As watermarking is identified as a major technology to achieve copyright protection, the relevant literature includes several distinct 

Reduced reference quality assessment based on watermarking and perceptual hashing
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The visual quality expected by the end-user of today's multimedia applications is ever increasing due to the raising availability of high-resolution cameras, HD and 3D screens and televisions. During production, transmission and rendering of the image/video material it is 

Local distortion resistant image watermarking relying on salient feature extraction
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ABSTRACT The purpose of this article is to present a novel method for region based image watermarking that can tolerate local image distortions to a substantially greater extent than existing methods. The first stage of the method relies on computing a normalized version 

DWT-SVD BASED SECURED IMAGE WATERMARKING FOR COPYRIGHT PROTECTION USING VISUAL CRYPTOGRAPHY
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ABSTRACT In this paper, a new robust watermarking technique for copyright protection based on Discrete Wavelet Transform and Singular Value Decomposition is proposed. The high frequency subband of the wavelet decomposed cover image is modified by modifying 

Robust digital image watermarking scheme using wave atoms with multiple description coding
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ABSTRACT In this article, a robust blind watermarking scheme using wave atoms with multiple descriptions is proposed. In the presented scheme, the watermark image is embedded in the wave atom transform domain. One of the sub-bands is used to carry watermark data. The 

A Novel Digital Watermarking Technique for Video Copyright Protection
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ABSTRACT Due to the rapid growth of internet and technology, protecting digital data is becoming very urgent. In this paper a novel watermarking technique is proposed where both visible and invisible watermarks are embedded in a video. Digital data can be copied 

Block Based Video Watermarking Scheme Using Wavelet Transform and Principle Component Analysis
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ABSTRACT In this paper, a comprehensive approach for digital video watermarking is introduced, where a binary watermark image is embedded into the video frames. Each video frame is decomposed into sub-images using 2 level discrete wavelet transform then the 

Visible Watermarking Based on Multi-parameters Adjustable Gamma Correction
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With the progress of information technology, digital data is a major trend of business communication today. Therefore, copyright protection of digital data has been an important research issue of information security. In the paper, we proposed an improved visible 

Watermarking geographical data on spatial topological relations
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ABSTRACT Geographical data is of great value for data producers. How to protect copyright of geographical data effectively using digital watermarking is a hot research issue. In this paper, spatial topological relation existing between polygons is chosen as cover data, and 

An adaptive Watermarking Approach for Medical Imaging Using Swarm Intelligent
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ABSTRACT In this paper we present a secure patient medical images and authentication scheme which enhances the security, confidentiality and integrity of medical images transmitted through the Internet. This paper proposes a watermarking by invoking particle 

A New Watermarking Method with Systematic Diffusion and Biased-Chirp Transformation
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ABSTRACT Digital watermarking applications have been realized in various areas. Systematic processing involving embedding the difference between the original image value and a widely diffused watermark value is proposed as an effective method. The robustness of 

SURVEY OF DIGITAL WATERMARKING USING DCT
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ABSTRACT Digital Watermarking is not a new name in the technology world but there are many new issues arise related with watermark. This paper surveys recent advances in watermarking techniques in digital images. The aim of digital watermarking is hidden 

MULTIBIT VERSUS MULTILEVEL EMBEDDING IN HIGH CAPACITY DIFFERENCE EXPANSION REVERSIBLE WATERMARKING
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ABSTRACT The classical difference expansion (DE) reversible watermarking expands two times a difference in order to embed one bit of data. The upper limit of such DE schemes in a single embedding level is usually bounded by 1 bpp. In order to obtain more than 1 bpp, 

Towards Provably Robust Watermarking
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Watermarking techniques are used to help identify copies of publicly released information. They consist in applying a slight and secret modification to the data before its release, in a way that should be robust, ie, remain recognizable even in (reasonably) modified copies 

IMPROVED RHOMBUS INTERPOLATION FOR REVERSIBLE WATERMARKING BY DIFFERENCE EXPANSION
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ABSTRACT The paper proposes an interpolation error expansion reversible watermarking algorithm. The main novelty of the paper is a modified rhombus interpolation scheme. The four horizontal and vertical neighbors are considered and, depending on their values, the 

A Robust Digital Watermarking with Mixed Transform Technique for Digital Image
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we developed a robust digital watermarking technique to protect intellectual property right of digital image. A scale-invariant feature transform technique was employed for resisting geometric attacks and two dimensional bar code was used for its 

A Dither Modulation Audio Watermarking Algorithm Based on HAS
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ABSTRACT In this study, we propose a dither modulation audio watermarking algorithm based on human auditory system which applied the theory of dither modulation. The algorithm made the two-value image watermarking to one-dimensional digital sequence firstly and 

Unseen Visible Watermarking for Gray Level Images Based on Gamma Correction
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In this paper, we proposed a novel watermarking technology with the properties that from visible watermarking and invisible watermarking. In the common situation our approach can be used to transmit the multimedia files, according to the gamma correction, the watermark 

Robust Image Content Authentication Using Perceptual Hashing and Watermarking
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ABSTRACT Perceptual hashing is a promising tool for multimedia content authentication. Digital watermarking is a convenient way of data hiding. By combining the two, we get a more efficient and versatile solution. In a typical scenario, multimedia data is sent from a 

Digital Image Watermarking Algorithm Resistant to Geometric Attacks in Wavelet Domain
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ABSTRACT To solve the sensitive problem of signal processing and geometric distortion of digital image watermarking, an image watermarking algorithm against geometric attacks was proposed in the paper. After decomposing the whole image with 3 level of discrete

Robust Watermarking of Document and Graphics Images in Wavelet Domain
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ABSTRACT In this paper, a wavelet based watermarking scheme for the protection of document and graphics images is proposed. Document and graphics images are different from other images as such images are typically in two colors only (generally white as 

Adaptive Audio Watermarking Algorithm Based on Sub-band Feature
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ABSTRACT A sub-band feature based on adaptive audio watermarking algorithm is proposed. Firstly, the logistic mapping is used to scrambling processing the watermark image, and the watermark information is encrypted by the use of the chaos address index sequence. 

A Comparative Study of Steganography and Watermarking?
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ABSTRACT Digital information revolution has brought about profound changes in our society and our lives. Many advantages of digital information have generated new challenges and new opportunities for innovation. In the fundamental part, we identify a few 

Fragile Watermarking Scheme Suitable for the Authentication of H. 264/AVC Video Content?
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ABSTRACT A fragile watermarking scheme suitable for the complete authentication of H. 264/AVC video content is proposed in this paper. The proposed algorithm first generated authentication code according to the encoding mode of macroblock, and then embedded 

Invisible Watermarking Technique for Copyright Protection
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ABSTRACT Watermarking is a technique widely used for copyright protection. So far many watermarking techniques have been developed. In this paper, we extensively analyze and compare two important watermarking strategies: moment invariant-based method and FFT 

A novel fast self-restoration semi-fragile watermarking algorithm for image content authentication resistant to JPEG compression
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In the past few years, semi-fragile watermarking has become increasingly important to verify the content of images and localise the tampered areas, while tolerating some non-malicious manipulations. Moreover, some researchers proposed self-restoration schemes to recover 

Watermarking-Based Image Inpainting Using Halftoning Technique
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ABSTRACT This study proposes a novel image inpainting technique based on watermarking and halftoning. The LSB method is used to embed error diffusion halftone image into original image for protecting the image. In image repair process, we use LSB method to extract the 

Iriw: Image retrieval based image watermarking for large-scale image databases
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We present a novel, Image Retrieval based Image Watermark (IRIW) framework to identify copyright-violated images in both efficient and accurate manner for large-scale image databases. We first perform SIFT-based image retrieval to identify similar images given a 

Simulation Based Watermarking for Confidential Data Security for Video Signal
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ABSTRACT There are several protocols and embedding techniques which are used to hide data digitally for an object in highly sophisticated environment. These protocols and technique must fulfil a number of requirements correctly applied for steganography. The 

INVISIBLE MULTIPLE WATERMARKING WITH MINIMUM DISTORTION USING DWT-DCT-CDMA
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ABSTRACT with the advent of digital media copyright protection is main concern. To protect copyright of images DWT DCT image watermarking is used. In this CDMA approach of embedding watermark is taken so that maximum number of watermarks can be embedded 

Robust Audio Watermarking Based on Extended Improved Spread Spectrum with Perceptual Masking
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In spread spectrum (SS) based watermarking, the watermark sequence is often shaped by using a hostdependent perceptual model and can not be accurately recovered at the receiver, resulting in watermark decoding with unmatched filtering, where the reference 

Block-based image authentication algorithm using reversible watermarking
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For the application which need high-confidential images, reversible watermarking method can be regarded as an effective mean to ensure the integrity of received images. Many researches about contents authenticating cannot recover the original image. Reversible 

SEMI-FRAGILE WATERMARKING FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS
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ABSTRACT This paper advances SPYART, a novel semi-fragile watermarking scheme for MPEG-4 AVC protection. The authentication information, granting the method fragility, is provided by the Intra prediction mode types. This signature is embedded in the quantized 

Robust Watermarking for Protection of Geospatial Data
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ABSTRACT Geospatial data can be stored efficiently and with a very high quality using computers. It becomes easy to duplicate and distribute it with rapid development of communication network. This paper presents the watermarking algorithm for copyright 

Optimization of Fidelity in Digital Image Watermarking Using a New Genetic Algorithm
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ABSTRACT In this paper we present a New Genetic Algorithm based on Center of Mass Selection Operator (CMGA), to find the optimum locations for digital watermark insertion in a cover image, by focusing on the issue of optimizing Fidelity. The various existing 

Digital image watermarking using Learning Vector Quantization and hyperanalytic wavelet packet transform
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Digital watermarking techniques have been been largely applied into copyright protection and authentication of multimedia data. This paper proposes a novel digital watermarking algorithm for digital images by combining the hyperanalytic wavelet packet transform

video watermarking research papers



A Novel Digital Watermarking Technique for Video Copyright Protection
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ABSTRACT Due to the rapid growth of internet and technology, protecting digital data is becoming very urgent. In this paper a novel watermarking technique is proposed where both visible and invisible watermarks are embedded in a video. Digital data can be copied 

Robust wavelet-based video watermarking scheme for copyright protection using the human visual system
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The development of the information technology and computer networks facilitates easy duplication, manipulation, and distribution of digital data. Digital watermarking is one of the proposed solutions for effectively safeguarding the rightful ownership of digital images 

Digital video watermarking using discrete wavelet transform and principal component analysis
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ABSTRACT Due to the extensive use of digital media applications, multimedia security and copyright protection has gained tremendous importance. Digital Watermarking is a technology used for the copyright protection of digital applications. In this paper, a 

Survey on digital video watermarking techniques and attacks on watermarks
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ABSTRACT Digital video watermarking is a technique for embedding additional data along with video signal. Embedded data is used for copyright owner identification. A number of video watermarking techniques are proposed. These techniques exploit different ways in order 

A Study on Digital Image and Video Watermarking Schemes using Neural Networks
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ABSTRACT The use of computer network communication makes information exchange and transmission relatively simple and quick. But with digital image, audio and video products like multimedia, copyright protected security questions will be exposed in such 

A Survey on Digital Video Watermarking
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ABSTRACT At the leading edge of the information world everything is in available in form of digital media. Digital watermarking was introduced to provide the copy right protection and owners' authentication. Digital video watermarking is the process to embedding a digital 

Video Watermarking Using Wavelet Transformation
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ABSTRACT Internet plays an important role in today's life; maximum data transformation took place over the internet. Information stored in the digital format can be easily copied without the loss of quality and efficiently distributed. To solve the problem occurred in digital 

A digital watermarking application: Watermarking low bit-rate MPEG video
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ABSTRACT This paper discusses the challenges of embedding digital watermark into MPEG video encoded in low bit-rate. The way MPEG compression works, namey by discarding visually irrelevant portions of the video, presents challenges for the digital watermark 

Robust Video Watermarking Scheme Based on Temporal Modulation
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ABSTRACT This paper presents a robust video watermarking algorithm which is suitable for consumer devices such as IP TV set-top boxes. A watermark pattern is generated based on an analysis of the histogram of the host video. Then, a watermarked video is generated by 

A Survey of Digital Video Watermarking
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ABSTRACT The digital watermarking for video is an effective method to protect the video copyright. Based on the previous video watermarking techniques, this paper summarizes their theories, features, model and classic algorithms and then discusses the algorithms' 

DWT based blind digital video watermarking scheme for video authentication
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ABSTRACT Digital video is one of the popular multimedia data exchanged in the internet. Due to their perfectly replicable nature many illegal copies of the original video can be made. Methods are needed to protect copyrights of the owner and prevent illegal copying. 

Invisible Digital Video Watermarking Using 4 Level DWT
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ABSTRACT In this paper, a algorithm based video watermarking scheme in the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) domain is proposed. Scene change analysis is first conducted to decompose video into different scenes. Each frame of the video is transformed to wavelet 

Video Watermarking Techniques for Copyright protection and Content Authentication
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ABSTRACT The advancement of Internet services and various storage technologies made video piracy as an increasing problem particularly with the proliferation of media sharing through the internet. Thus, research in copyright protection mechanisms and content 

ROBUST VIDEO WATERMARKING USING MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD DECODER
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ABSTRACT In this paper, a robust multiplicative video watermarking scheme is presented. We segment the video signal into 3-D blocks like cubes, and then apply 3-D wavelet transform to each block. The watermark is inserted through multiplying the low frequency 

Reversible Video Watermarking Using Motion Estimation and Prediction Error Expansion.
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In this paper, a novel reversible video watermarking scheme using motion estimation and prediction error expansion is presented, which can embed a large amount of secret data into videos with imperceptible modification. Different with other reversible watermarking 

THE HIGH ACCURACY VIDEO WATERMARKING ON H. 264 BY MAJORITY
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we use video watermarking that based on H. 264 video compression to protect video data. In recent years, H. 264 is a new advanced video compression standard; it provides higher compression efficiency and better video quality than the 

A robust video watermarking scheme using DWT and DCT
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ABSTRACT Digital data is easily available in the form of images and videos, over the internet. Consequently, the increased importance of digital content invites new challenges for securing the distribution of digital media. This paper addresses a unique, robust copyright 

A Scene Based Video Watermarking in Discrete Multiwavelet Domain
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ABSTRACT The rapid increase in internet usage has resulted in the media ownership and attention towards intellectual property rights among internet users. In this paper, a Discrete Multiwavelet Transform (DMWT) and Quantization Index Modulation (QIM) based video 

Robust Video Watermarking Techniques and Attacks on Watermark–A Review
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ABSTRACT There has been an explosive growth in the digital technique and internet usage recently. It has created a new set of challenging problems such as copyright protection, authentication and content integrity, verification of the digitized properties. Over the last 

Video Watermarking Using Spatio-Temporal Masking For
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ABSTRACT Traditional Spread Transform Dither Modulation (ST-DM) is based on the fixed quantization step size, which does not exploit the features of the video contents. Spatio- temporal masking function represents the visual threshold under which human eyes are 

A New Digital Video Watermarking Algorithm
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Ren Xiang-jun 1,2, a , Wei Zhi-qiang 1,b , Liang Zuo-juan 1,c , Zhang Wei-jie 3,d ,  1College of Information Science and Engineering, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, Shandong,  China 2Qingdao TV Station, Qingdao, Shandong, China  3Haier White Goods Group, 

A CAVLC-BASED VIDEO WATERMARKING SCHEME FOR H. 264/AVC CODEC
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ABSTRACT Forensics for digital data has become more and more important, especially for video surveillance systems. Recently, H. 264/AVC CODEC has been widely applied to video surveillance systems. In this paper, therefore, a novel video watermarking scheme for H. 

Video Watermarking Based on 3D Scale Invariant Spatio-Temporal Feature Points
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ABSTRACT 3D SIFP (3 dimensional scale invariant features points) can embody the great changes in video both in spatial and temporal domain, which can assure the stability against spatial and temporal attacks. As a result, they enforce the robustness of video 

Transparent Video Watermarking Exploiting Spatio-Temporal Masking in 3D-DCT Domain
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ABSTRACT Spatio-temporal masking represents visual perceptual redundancies under which human eyes are usually not sensitive. The accuracy of the masking model influences the transparency of video watermarking to a large extent. In this paper, a novel video 

Hybrid Digital Video Watermarking based on DWT-PCA
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ABSTRACT The digital multimedia content authentication and copyright protection has become an important issue in the recent years. Digital image watermarking techniques can be classified into spatial or transform domains. The spatial domain methods are the simplest 

Based on Artificial Bee Colony Video Feature Classification of Video Watermarking Algorithm
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Video is viewed as a composition of images, different areas of every frame have different properties. The property can be viewed as the composition of frame property and image property. if the watermark strength is the same every area, the watermark will probably 

Video Watermarking–Implementation and Performance Analysis of Combined DWT–SVD Approach
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ABSTRACT In this Paper, the authors state the implementation and performance analysis of digital video watermarking that use the combination of the transform domain processing of the video and fundamentals of the linear algebra. The concept of Discrete Wavelet  ABSTRACT Recently, digital watermarking algorithms are widely applied to digital image, audio or video for ownership protection and tampering detection. Digital watermarking is the process of reversibly or irreversibly embedding information into a digital signal. In this 

A blind video watermarking scheme based on 3D discrete wavelet transform
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ABSTRACT In this paper a novel digital watermarking method for video based on multi- resolution wavelet decomposition is proposed. The core idea behind our proposed technique is to use the scene change analysis to embed the watermark into DWT 

A robust scheme for digital video watermarking based on scrambling of watermark
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ABSTRACT The swift growth of communication networks has directed to situation that assists on-line e-commerce of digital properties. Subsequently, digital data holders can rapidly and immensely transfer multimedia contents athwart the Internet. This leads to 

Two novel chaos-based algorithms for image and video watermarking
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ABSTRACT In this paper we introduce two innovative image and video watermarking algorithms. The paper's main emphasis is on the use of chaotic maps to boost the algorithms' security and resistance against attacks. By encrypting the watermark 

An Overview of Visual Cryptography based Video Watermarking Schemes: Techniques and Performance Comparison
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ABSTRACT Digital communication has seen exponential growth in the past decade. Consequently, the security of digital data has become a field of extensive research since piracy and unauthorized use of such data is prevalent because of the ease with which 

Watermarking of H. 264 Coded Video Based on the Shifted-Histogram Technique
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ABSTRACT Reversible video watermarking through shifted histogram of the quantized coefficients of the H. 264/AVC coded video is introduced. In CIF sequences, the embedded data of a capacity of more than 2500 bits in I frame is possible and can exceed 7000 bits if 

VIDEO WATERMARKING–EMBEDDING GRAYSCALE MESSAGES USING SINGULAR VALUE DECOMPOSITION
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ABSTRACT This Paper describes one of the novel methods to embed grayscale messages in the video. For this we made use of one of the most powerful linear algebra technique namely singular value decomposition. We have also used two popular visual quality 

A Video Watermarking Algorithm Based on the Bit-plane Coding
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ABSTRACT Video watermarking technology has become a kind of effective method for copyright protection. Through the study of various relative algorithms, a novel watermarking algorithm is proposed. Using bit-plane DCT encoding techniques, embedded watermark information 

An improved technique for watermarking images and video in the wavelet domain
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ABSTRACT One of the greatest advantages of image and video compression employing the wavelet transform is the scalability of both quality and resolution. In this paper, we propose an image and video watermarking technique in wavelet domain designed to survive 

Fragile watermarking scheme suitable for the authentication of H. 264/AVC video content
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ABSTRACT A fragile watermarking scheme suitable for the complete authentication of H. 264/AVC video content is proposed in this paper. The proposed algorithm first generated authentication code according to the encoding mode of macroblock, and then embedded 

Recent advances in watermarking for scalable video coding
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The H. 264/AVC (ISO/IEC MPEG-4 Part 10) video coding standard (Wiegand Sullivan, 2003), which was officially issued in 2003, has become a challenge for real-time video applications. Compared to the MPEG-2 standard, it gains about 50% in bit rate, while 

A Wavelet-based object watermarking system for MPEG4 Video
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ABSTRACT Efficient storage, transmission and use of video information are key requirements in many multimedia applications currently being addressed by MPEG-4. To fulfill these requirements, a new approach for representing video information which relies on an 

A Study of Adaptive Video Watermarking Algorithm Based on Low-Density Parity-Check Codes
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ABSTRACT According to the comparability between the Video Watermarking System and the Digital Communication System^ an aI daptive video watermarking algorithm based on LDPC is proposed in this paper. The watermarking information that is stochastically perI muted 

Subjective evaluation of Video DNA Watermarking under bitrate conservation constraints
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ABSTRACT A popular and effective method to protect professional content against illegal distribution is to use watermarking, which inserts a robust and imperceptible fingerprint in the data using complex information hiding techniques. Video DNA watermarking is a state 

ENCRYPTION AND WATERMARKING USED TO SECURE LIVE VIDEO
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ABSTRACT Multimedia data are protected by providing the security. Encryption and watermarking is used to secure multimedia data. Encryptions are of various types such as selective encryption, Slice level encryption and full encryption. Slice level encryption is the 

Mitigating illegal contents via watermarking in video streaming P2P network
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The P2P (Peer-to-Peer) technology is now well-known by the public, mainly because of the great success of some applications, such as file sharing applications (Kazaa, eDonkey, BitTorrent, etc.) but also more recently such as video streaming applications (PPLive, 


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