Digital Image Watermarking in the Discrete Wavelet Domain and Analysis of the Effects of Compression on Watermarked Images
|International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering|
|© 2015 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal|
|Volume 2 Issue 12|
|Year of Publication : 2015|
|Authors : Sonile Katungula Musonda, John Soraghan|
How to Cite?
Sonile Katungula Musonda, John Soraghan, "Digital Image Watermarking in the Discrete Wavelet Domain and Analysis of the Effects of Compression on Watermarked Images," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 1-14, 2015. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488379/IJEEE-V2I12P101
Digital Watermarking is a technology used for securing digital content, that is, images, audio, and video sequences. Watermarking is useful in various ways and can be used as an effective deterrent against copyright theft of photographs, maps, paper bank notes, stock certificates and other illustrations. This work is based on digital still image watermarking in the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) domain by image/logo fusion and analyses the effects of compression, particularly, JPEG and JPEG2000 on watermarked images. It was required to achieve imperceptible watermarking that would not degrade image quality and that would be robust against compression. Watermarking and compression are two conflicting ideas in that the former adds extra bits of information while the latter removes bits from an image. However, since watermarked images are compressed prior to transmission or storage, it is important to ensure that the digital watermark is robust against compression.
Digital Watermarking, Digital still image, Discrete Wavelet Transform, Image/Logo Fusion, and Compression.
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