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An Improved DCT based Steganography Technique

by Deepika Bansal, Rita Chhikara
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 102 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Deepika Bansal, Rita Chhikara

Deepika Bansal, Rita Chhikara . An Improved DCT based Steganography Technique. International Journal of Computer Applications. 102, 14 ( September 2014), 46-49. DOI=10.5120/17887-8861

@article{ 10.5120/17887-8861,
author = { Deepika Bansal, Rita Chhikara },
title = { An Improved DCT based Steganography Technique },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { September 2014 },
volume = { 102 },
number = { 14 },
month = { September },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 46-49 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/17887-8861 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A Deepika Bansal
%A Rita Chhikara
%T An Improved DCT based Steganography Technique
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 102
%N 14
%P 46-49
%D 2014
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

In this paper, a steganographic technique for hiding secret data in image file formats is proposed. This technique uses the Quantized DCT coefficients for hiding the secret information. The proposed steganographic method can provide a high information hiding capacity and successfully increase the security.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Steganography Least Significant Bit Insertion Discrete Cosine Transform Steganography Algorithms