Dual Watermarking for Handwritten Document Image Authentication and Copyright Protection for JPEG Compression Attacks

  • Ernesto Avila-DomenechEmail author
  • Anier Soria-Lorente
  • Alberto Taboada-Crispi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11896)


For authentication and copyright protection of handwritten document images, a dual watermarking algorithm that connects the robust watermarking algorithm based on Krawtchouk moments with a fragile watermarking algorithm based on MD5 hash function is presented. Hence, the robust watermarking algorithm is used to guarantee robustness by modifying frequency coefficients in Krawtchouk moments. Thus, this study proposes a fragile watermarking algorithm, which can perceive in time when the protected image is tampered. Experimental results show that the proposed algorithm can be used for copyright protection for JPEG compression attacks and tampering detection of this images.


Handwritten Image Watermarking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad de GranmaBayamoCuba
  2. 2.Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las VillasSanta ClaraCuba

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