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Robust Reversible Colour Image Digital Watermarking Using Offset Coefficient Technique

  • Ching-Yu Yang
  • Wen-Fong Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 387)

Abstract

By using offset coefficient of a host block, we design a robust reversible digital watermarking for color images. Based on pixel-value-offset of a host block, a watermark can be effectively embedded in a host image without noticeable visual distortion. Experiments indicate that the perceived quality generated by the proposed method is good while the payload size is superior to existing techniques. Moreover, the marked images generated by our method are resisting from manipulations such as brightness, contrast, color quantization, equalized, (edge) sharpening, inversion, JPEG, JPEG2000, noise additions, pixel-truncation, and winding.

Keywords

Data hiding Color image digital watermarking Offset coefficient 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Penghu University of Science and TechnologyPenghuTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyYunlinTaiwan

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