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An Advanced Watermarking Algorithm with Reversibility
개선된 가역 워터마킹 알고리즘
- Jung, Soo-Mok (Division of Computer Science & Engineering, Sahmyook University)
- 정수목 (삼육대학교 컴퓨터.메카트로닉스공학부)
- Received : 2017.12.13
- Accepted : 2018.02.20
- Published : 2018.02.28
In this paper, an efficient reversible watermarking algorithm is proposed. By using the proposed algorithm, it is possible to increase the amount of copyright-related information to be embedded in cover image. Depending on the spatial locality and surface characteristics, it is possible to precisely predict the pixel value using neighboring pixels. If the predicted pixel value almost the same as the pixel value of the cover image, the differential value between the predicted pixel value and the pixel value of cover image is very small. So, the frequency is increased greatly at the peak point of histogram of difference sequence. Thus, it is possible to increase greatly the amount of secret data to be embedded in cover image. The experimental results show that the proposed watermarking algorithm is superior to the previous algorithms.
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