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Synchronization-insensitive video watermarking using structured noise pattern
Author(s): Iwan Setyawan; Geerd Kakes; Reginald L. Lagendijk
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Paper Abstract

For most watermarking methods, preserving the synchronization between the watermark embedded in a digital data (image, audio or video) and the watermark detector is critical to the success of the watermark detection process. Many digital watermarking attacks exploit this fact by disturbing the synchronization of the watermark and the watermark detector, and thus disabling proper watermark detection without having to actually remove the watermark from the data. Some techniques have been proposed in the literature to deal with this problem. Most of these techniques employ methods to reverse the distortion caused by the attack and then try to detect the watermark from the repaired data. In this paper, we propose a watermarking technique that is not sensitive to synchronization. This technique uses a structured noise pattern and embeds the watermark payload into the geometrical structure of the embedded pattern.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4675, Security and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents IV, (29 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.465306
Show Author Affiliations
Iwan Setyawan, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
Geerd Kakes, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
Reginald L. Lagendijk, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4675:
Security and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents IV
Edward J. Delp; Ping Wah Wong, Editor(s)

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