A proposed robust video watermarking algorithm: Enhanced extraction from geometric attacks

R. Maharjan, Abeer Alsadoon, P. W. C. Prasad, A. M. S. Rahma, A. Elchouemi, S. M. N. Arosha Senanayake

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This paper proposes a new integrated system based on a video watermarking algorithm with high imperceptibility, improved security, robust against common image and video processing attacks and geometric attacks. The proposed algorithm is based on the features of a selected best algorithm by Agilandeeswari and Ganesan and its limitations. The advantages of the hybrid transform techniques of Nonsubsampled Contourlet Transform, Discrete Wavelet Transform and Singular Value Decomposition are utilized for high robustness against common attacks. The features of angle invariance and distance invariability of Log Polar Transform and Inverse Log Polar Transform are used in the extraction process only to resist geometric attacks without affecting the imperceptibility of watermark and watermarked video. Modified Arnold Transformation is introduced to improve the security of the watermark. The experiment shows that the algorithm is extremely robust in terms of most common attacks and geometric attacks with high imperceptibility and improved security.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2016 1st International conference on multimedia and image processing
Subtitle of host publicationICMIP 2016
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781467389402
ISBN (Print)9781467389419
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2016
Event1st International Conference on Multimedia and Image Processing: ICMIP 2016 - University of Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Duration: 01 Jun 201603 Jun 2016
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7573054 (Preface to Proceedings)


Conference1st International Conference on Multimedia and Image Processing
Country/TerritoryBrunei Darussalam
CityBandar Seri Begawan
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