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Special Issue "Computing Methods in Steganography and Multimedia Security"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2020.
Interests: information security; cryptography; coding theory
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Interests: data hiding; steganography; watermarking; multimedia security
With the progress of digital multimedia (image, audio, and video) techniques and the popularity of transmitting digital multimedia over the Internet, protecting multimedia communication in a secure way, without obstructing access from authorized parties, has become a critical issue. In addition, techniques such as steganography have been used in attempts to enhance multimedia security. Steganography is the science of communicating secret information in a hidden manner, and it usually uses multimedia data as vehicles for secret communication, so that the multimedia data can be shared and distributed on the Internet.
The above has aroused the interest of researchers on how to propose and design new effective approaches for steganography and multimedia security. Many steganographic methods or other protecting technologies have been proposed on multimedia. Therefore, to achieve a desirable performance, it is required to specially design efficient and effective computing methods for steganography and multimedia security. The aim of this Special Issue is to collect papers that apply innovative computing methods for steganography and multimedia security. We solicit original research and survey papers addressing (but not limited to) the topics listed below:
- Computation methods in image/video steganography;
- Computation methods in image/video steganalysis;
- Computation methods in multimedia content protection;
- Computation methods in multimedia encryption and authentication;
- Computation methods in multimedia privacy and analysis;
- Computation methods in multimedia forensics;
- AI and intelligent multimedia computing.
Prof. James C.N. Yang
Prof. Cheonshik Kim
Prof. Stelvio Cimato
Manuscript Submission Information
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