24 June 2005 Multiple description multi-watermarking with tabu search approaches
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Proceedings Volume 5960, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2005; 59604A (2005) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.632677
Event: Visual Communications and Image Processing 2005, 2005, Beijing, China
Abstract
Digital watermarking is one of the useful solutions for digital rights management systems, and it is also a popular research topic in the last decade. However, most watermarking related literature focus on how to resist intentional attacks by applying benchmarks to watermarked media to estimate the effectiveness of the watermarking algorithm. Only a few papers concentrate on the errorresilient transmission of watermarked media. In this paper, we propose an innovative algorithm on vector quantization (VQ) based image watermarking, suitable for error-resilient transmission overnoisy channels. By incorporating watermarking with multiple description coding (MDC), our propsed schemes for embedding multiple watermarks can efficiently overcome channel impairments while retaining the capability for copyright and ownership protection. In addition, we employ one optimization technique, called tabu search, to optimize both the watermarked image quality, and the robustness of the extracted watermarks. Simulations emonstrate the utility and practicability of our proposed algorithm.
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Jeng-Shyang Pan, Jeng-Shyang Pan, Chun-Yen Huang, Chun-Yen Huang, Hsiang-Chen Huang, Hsiang-Chen Huang, Bin-Yih Liao, Bin-Yih Liao, Kuang-Chih Huang, Kuang-Chih Huang, } "Multiple description multi-watermarking with tabu search approaches", Proc. SPIE 5960, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2005, 59604A (24 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.632677; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.632677
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