Discrete Wavelet Transform based Watermarking for Image Content Authentication

Obaid Ur-Rehman, Natasa Zivic

Abstract

A watermarking scheme based on discrete wavelet transform for content based image authentication is proposed in this paper. The proposed scheme is tolerant to minor modifications which could be due to legitimate image processing operations. The tolerance is obtained by protecting the low frequency data of the wavelet transform using approximate message authentication codes. Major modifications in the image content are identified as forgery attacks. Simulation results are given for unintentional modifications, such as channel noise, and for intentional modifications such as the object insertion and deletion. Security analysis is given at the end to analyze the security strength of the proposed image authentication scheme.

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in Harvard Style

Ur-Rehman O. and Zivic N. (2017). Discrete Wavelet Transform based Watermarking for Image Content Authentication . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - Volume 1: ICPRAM, ISBN 978-989-758-222-6, pages 620-625. DOI: 10.5220/0006232306200625


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icpram17,
author={Obaid Ur-Rehman and Natasa Zivic},
title={Discrete Wavelet Transform based Watermarking for Image Content Authentication},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - Volume 1: ICPRAM,},
year={2017},
pages={620-625},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006232306200625},
isbn={978-989-758-222-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - Volume 1: ICPRAM,
TI - Discrete Wavelet Transform based Watermarking for Image Content Authentication
SN - 978-989-758-222-6
AU - Ur-Rehman O.
AU - Zivic N.
PY - 2017
SP - 620
EP - 625
DO - 10.5220/0006232306200625