A Robust Watermarking Algorithm Using Attack Pattern Analysis

  • Dongeun Lee
  • Taekyung Kim
  • Seongwon Lee
  • Joonki Paik
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4179)


In this paper we propose a method that analyzes attack patterns and extracts watermark after restoring the watermarked image from the geometric attacks. The proposed algorithm consists of a spatial-domain key insertion part for attack analysis and a frequency-domain watermark insertion part using discrete wavelet transform. With the spatial-domain key extracted from the damaged image, the proposed algorithm analyzes distortion and finds the attack pattern. After restoring the damaged image, the algorithm extracts the embedded watermark. By using both spatial domain key and frequency domain watermark, the proposed algorithm can achieve robust watermark extraction against geometrical attacks and image compressions such as JPEG.


Watermark Image JPEG Compression Digital Watermark Watermark Algorithm Watermark Extraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dongeun Lee
    • 1
  • Taekyung Kim
    • 1
  • Seongwon Lee
    • 2
  • Joonki Paik
    • 1
  1. 1.Image Processing and Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Department of Image Engineering, Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and FilmChung-Ang UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Computer Engineering, College of Electronics and InformationKwangwoon UniversitySeoulKorea

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