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Improved BEMD-DWT-DCT-SVD Robust Watermarking Technique for Still Images

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors:
A. M. El-Assy, M. A. Mohamed, M. E. A. Abou-El-Seoud
10.5120/ijca2016911620

A M El-Assy, M A Mohamed and M E A Abou-El-Seoud. Improved BEMD-DWT-DCT-SVD Robust Watermarking Technique for Still Images. International Journal of Computer Applications 150(9):13-20, September 2016. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2016911620,
	author = {A. M. El-Assy and M. A. Mohamed and M. E. A. Abou-El-Seoud},
	title = {Improved BEMD-DWT-DCT-SVD Robust Watermarking Technique for Still Images},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {September 2016},
	volume = {150},
	number = {9},
	month = {Sep},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {13-20},
	numpages = {8},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume150/number9/26120-2016911620},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016911620},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

As a result of the growth of the technology the Protection of digital multimedia content has become a difficult, However; the imperceptible and robust image watermarking algorithm have been presented to defend the copyright protection. In this paper we presented a proposed method based on Bidimensional Empirical Mode Decomposition (BEMD); discrete wavelet transform (DWT); discrete cosine transform (DCT), and singular value decomposition (SVD). The results obtained from the experimentation showed that the algorithm has excellent robustness against different attacks, e.g. jpeg compression, additive Gaussian noise, cropping, rotation, and Gamma correction. The resulting PSNR achieved up to 60.1629 dB in case of free attacks. In addition, the results of proposed algorithm have been compared with many new related algorithms, published in trusted journals to prove that proposed technique is the best.

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Keywords

Bidimensional Empirical Mode Decomposition (BEMD) discrete wavelet transform (DWT), discrete cosine transform (DCT) and singular value decomposition (SVD).