A Robust Approach of Copyright Protection for Digital Videos Using Zero Padding Algorithm Technique

  • Jabir AliEmail author
  • Satya Prakash Ghrera
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 958)


Copyright protections of the multimedia is become most highlighted area for the researchers because of velocity of multimedia data. Every day a huge amount of data is generating and to prove the ownership of data, it is a basic need of certain security programs. In this paper, a new approach of copyright protection for digital videos, SWEA (Split watermark embedding algorithm) with Zero Padding Algorithm (ZPA) is proposed. With the help of this algorithm, it is hard to know the original pattern of watermark because of SWEA and minimizing the perceptual degradation of watermarked video because of ZPA. Here in this paper ‘db1’ wavelet domain is used for embedding the watermark in the low frequency sub-band of the original identical frame (I-frame), based on the energy of high-frequency sub-band in an adaptive manner. SCD (Scene changed detection) is used to find out the identical frame (I-frame). The proposed algorithm has undergone various attacks, such as compression, uniform noise, Gaussian noise frame repetition and frame averaging attacks. The proposed algorithm, sustain all the above attacks and offers improved performance compared with the other methods from the literature.


SWEA ZPA SCD DWT I-frame Low frequency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science and EngineeringJaypee University of Information TechnologySolanIndia

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