Feature-Based Image Watermarking Algorithm Using SVD and APBT for Copyright Protection
AbstractWatermarking techniques can be applied in digital images to maintain the authenticity and integrity for copyright protection. In this paper, scale-invariant feature transform (SIFT) is combined with local digital watermarking and a digital watermarking algorithm based on SIFT, singular value decomposition (SVD), and all phase biorthogonal transform (APBT) is proposed. It describes the generation process of the SIFT algorithm in detail and obtains a series of scale-invariant feature points. A large amount of candidate feature points are selected to obtain the neighborhood which can be used to embed the watermark. For these selected feature points, block-based APBT is carried out on their neighborhoods. Moreover, a coefficients matrix of certain APBT coefficients is generated for SVD to embed the encrypted watermark. Experimental results demonstrate that the proposed watermarking algorithm has stronger robustness than some previous schemes. In addition, APBT-based digital watermarking algorithm has good imperceptibility and is more robust to different combinations of attacks, which can be applied for the purpose of copyright protection. View Full-Text
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Zhang, Y.; Wang, C.; Wang, X.; Wang, M. Feature-Based Image Watermarking Algorithm Using SVD and APBT for Copyright Protection. Future Internet 2017, 9, 13.
Zhang Y, Wang C, Wang X, Wang M. Feature-Based Image Watermarking Algorithm Using SVD and APBT for Copyright Protection. Future Internet. 2017; 9(2):13.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Yunpeng; Wang, Chengyou; Wang, Xiaoli; Wang, Min. 2017. "Feature-Based Image Watermarking Algorithm Using SVD and APBT for Copyright Protection." Future Internet 9, no. 2: 13.
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