Article | SIGRAD 2008. The Annual SIGRAD Conference Special Theme: Interaction; November 27-28; 2008 Stockholm; Sweden | Robust Distance-Based Watermarking for Digital Video

Title:
Robust Distance-Based Watermarking for Digital Video
Author:
A. S. Abdul-Ahad: School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Västeras, Sweden Maria Lindén: School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Västeras, Sweden Thomas Larsson: School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Västeras, Sweden Waleed A. Mahmoud: Department of Electrical Engineering, Al-Isra Private University, Amman, Jordan
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Year:
2008
Conference:
SIGRAD 2008. The Annual SIGRAD Conference Special Theme: Interaction; November 27-28; 2008 Stockholm; Sweden
Issue:
034
Article no.:
015
Pages:
65-69
No. of pages:
5
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-11-27
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


In this paper; a mechanism of a distance-based algorithm is highlighted and tested to invisibly watermark a digital video (cover object) using an iconic image (watermark object). The algorithm is based on the distances among the addresses of values of the cover object. These distances are used to make the embedding. The order of manipulating these distances are specified by the values of the watermark data which is dealt with serially. The algorithm achieves a self encryption key. Each watermark object has its unique pattern of distances at different possible lengths of distance bits. This enhances the complexity of sequential embedding. The blind and non-blind algorithm are tested using direct (spatial) and first level Two Dimensional Discrete Wavelet Transform (2D DWT) embeddings The algorithm shows resisting and withstanding against the most important attacks. Some of these include lossy compression; frame averaging; frame swapping; and frame dropping.

CR Categories: I.4.9 [Computing Methodologies]: Image Processing and Computer Vision—Applications; E.4 [Coding and Information theory]

Keywords: Watermarking; digital video; iconic image; direct embedding; distance bits; 2D DWT embedding; attacks

SIGRAD 2008. The Annual SIGRAD Conference Special Theme: Interaction; November 27-28; 2008 Stockholm; Sweden

Author:
A. S. Abdul-Ahad, Maria Lindén, Thomas Larsson, Waleed A. Mahmoud
Title:
Robust Distance-Based Watermarking for Digital Video
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SIGRAD 2008. The Annual SIGRAD Conference Special Theme: Interaction; November 27-28; 2008 Stockholm; Sweden

Author:
A. S. Abdul-Ahad, Maria Lindén, Thomas Larsson, Waleed A. Mahmoud
Title:
Robust Distance-Based Watermarking for Digital Video
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