A Robust Color Image Watermarking Scheme Using Discrete Wavelet Transformation

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Kaiser J. Giri 1,* Mushtaq Ahmad Peer 2 P. Nagabhushan 2

1. Islamic University of Science & Technology, J&K India 192122

2. University of Kashmir, J&K, India, 190006 and University of Mysore, 570006

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijigsp.2015.01.06

Received: 22 Aug. 2014 / Revised: 26 Sep. 2014 / Accepted: 7 Nov. 2014 / Published: 8 Dec. 2014

Index Terms

Watermarking, Transformation, Copyright, Payload, Robustness, Accuracy Rate, Discrete Wavelet Transform


Information hiding in digital media such as audio, video and or images in order to establish the owner rights and to protect the copyrights commonly known as digital watermarking has received considerable attention of researchers over last few decades and lot of work has been done accordingly. A number of schemes and algorithms have been proposed and implemented using different techniques. The effectiveness of the technique depends on the host data values chosen for information hiding and the way watermark is being embedded in them. However, in view of the threats posed by the online pirates, the robustness and the security of the underlying watermarking techniques have always been a major concern of the researchers. This paper presents a secure and robust watermarking technique for color images using Discrete Wavelet Transformation. The results obtained have shown that the technique is robust against various common image processing attacks.

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Kaiser J. Giri, Mushtaq Ahmad Peer, P. Nagabhushan,"A Robust Color Image Watermarking Scheme Using Discrete Wavelet Transformation", IJIGSP, vol.7, no.1, pp.47-52, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2015.01.06


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