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A Novel Edge Based Image Steganography with Enhanced Visual and Statistical Security

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International Conference on VLSI, Communications and Instrumentation
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 2 - Article 1
Year of Publication: 2011
Authors:
Remya Unnikrishnan
S. Benson Edwin Raj
Iwin Thanakumar Joseph

Remya Unnikrishnan, Benson Edwin S Raj and Iwin Thanakumar Joseph. A Novel Edge Based Image Steganography with Enhanced Visual and Statistical Security. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on VLSI, Communications and Instrumentation (ICVCI) (14):1–5, 2011. Published by Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Remya Unnikrishnan and S. Benson Edwin Raj and Iwin Thanakumar Joseph},
	title = {A Novel Edge Based Image Steganography with Enhanced Visual and Statistical Security},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on VLSI, Communications and Instrumentation (ICVCI)},
	year = {2011},
	number = {14},
	pages = {1--5},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science}
}

Abstract

Steganography is the science that involves communicating the secret data in an appropriate multimedia carrier e.g. image, audio and video files. Edge Based Steganography is in which only the sharper edge regions are used for hiding the message while keeping the other smoother regions as they are. It is more difficult to observe changes at the sharper edges than those in smoother regions. In this paper we have proposed a novel architecture using Enhanced Least Significant Bit algorithm which can reduce the rate of pixel modification thereby increasing the security both visually and statistically.

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