Steganography Using FCS Points Clustering and Kekre’s Transform

  • Terence JohnsonEmail author
  • Susmita Golatkar
  • Imtiaz Khan
  • Vaishakhi Pilankar
  • Nehash Bhobe
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 711)


Steganography is the process of concealing one form of data within the same or another form of data. A cover medium is used to hide information within itself. Steganography is done using the Fuzzy C Strange Points Clustering Algorithm and the Kekre’s Transform in this paper. Fuzzy C Strange Points Clustering Algorithm is used to provide security and robustness as this algorithm is found to give a better quality of clusters. Kekre’s Transform is performed on the image, and the secret message is hidden in the LSBs of the transform coefficients. These two provide better hiding capacity and successful retrieval of the secret information.


Steganography Clustering Fuzzy C Strange Points Clustering Algorithm Kekre Transform LSB technique Transform technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Terence Johnson
    • 1
    Email author
  • Susmita Golatkar
    • 1
  • Imtiaz Khan
    • 1
  • Vaishakhi Pilankar
    • 1
  • Nehash Bhobe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringAgnel Institute of Technology & DesignAssagaoIndia

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