A LBP-Based Method for Detecting Copy-Move Forgery with Rotation

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 240)


Copy-move is the most common tampering manipulations, which copies one part of the image and pastes into another part in the same image. Most existing techniques for detecting tampering are sensitive to rotation and reflection. This paper proposed an approach to detect Copy-Move forgery with rotation. Firstly the suspicious image is divided into overlapping blocks, and then LBP operator are used to produce a descriptor invariant to the rotation for similar blocks matching. It is effective to solve the mismatch problem caused by the geometric changes in duplicated regions. In order to make the algorithm more effective, some parameters are proposed to remove the wrong matching blocks. Experiment results show that the proposed method is not only robust to rotation, but also to blurring or noise adding.


Copy-move Image forgery LBP Rotation invariant 



This paper is supported by NSFC (No. 61070212, No.61003195), NSF of Zhejiang Province, China (No. Y1090114), the State Key Program of Major Science and Technology (Priority Topics) and the science and technology search planned projects of Zhejiang Province, China (No 2010C11050, No. 2012C21040).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ComputerHangzhou Dianzi UniversityHangzhouChina

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