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A Wavelet - Based Object Watermarking System for MPEG4 Video
Essaouabi Abdessamad, E.Ibnelhaj, F.Regragui
Pages - 448 - 461     |    Revised - 30-12-2009     |    Published - 31-01-2010
Volume - 3   Issue - 6    |    Publication Date - January 2010  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Watermark, Visual model, Robustness, Shape adaptive-discrete wavelet transform.
ABSTRACT
Efficient storage, transmission and use of video information are key requirements in many multimedia applications currently being addressed by MPEG-4. To fulfill these requirements, a new approach for representing video information which relies on an object-based representation, has been adopted. Therefore, object-based watermarking schemes are needed for copyright protection. This paper presents a novel object based watermarking solution for MPEG4 video authentication using the shape adaptive-discrete wavelet transform (SA-DWT). In order to make the watermark robust and transparent, the watermark is embedded in the average of wavelet blocks using the visual model based on the human visual system. Wavelet coefficients n least significant bits (LSBs) are adjusted in concert with the average. Simulation results shows that the proposed watermarking scheme is perceptually invisible and robust against many attacks such as lossy compression (e.g. MPEG1 and MPEG2,MPEG-4,H264)
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Mr. Essaouabi Abdessamad
INPT AND FSR - Morocco
abdessamad1977@yahoo.fr
Mr. E.Ibnelhaj
- Morocco
Mr. F.Regragui
- Morocco