Study on Security Enhancing of Generalized Exploiting Modification Directions in Data Hiding

  • Wen-Chung KuoEmail author
  • Ren-Jun Xiao
  • Chun-Cheng WangEmail author
  • Yu-Chih HuangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 895)


In 2017, Liu et al. proposed the high capacity GEMD scheme which increases the capacity of GEMD by divides n adjacent pixels into multiple groups. The dividing modes among the image are the same in their scheme. As a result, it is easy to be attacked by an attacker, In order to improve this shortcoming, we change the original embedding procedure, which makes secret message more secure after embedding. The concept is combining Liu’s scheme with the incremental sequence. We change each size of embedding secret message to increase security and maintain stable image quality.


Data hiding EMD GEMD Incremental sequence 



This work was supported in part by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of China under Contract No. MOST 107-2218-E-110-014- and MOST 107-2221-E-224-008-MY2.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Yunlin University of Science & TechnologyYunlinTaiwan, R. O. C.
  2. 2.National Center for High-Performance Computing, National Applied Research LaboratoriesTainanTaiwan, R.O.C.
  3. 3.Department of Information ManagementTainan University of TechnologyTainan CityTaiwan, R.O.C.

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