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New Image Steganography Method using Zero Order Hold Zooming

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Abdelmgeid A. A., Tarek A. A., Al-Hussien Seddik Saad, Shaimaa M. H.

Abdelmgeid A A., Tarek A A., Al-Hussien Seddik Saad and Shaimaa M H.. Article: New Image Steganography Method using Zero Order Hold Zooming. International Journal of Computer Applications 133(9):27-31, January 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Abdelmgeid A. A. and Tarek A. A. and Al-Hussien Seddik Saad and Shaimaa M. H.},
	title = {Article: New Image Steganography Method using Zero Order Hold Zooming},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {133},
	number = {9},
	pages = {27-31},
	month = {January},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


Steganography is a branch of information hiding. It allows the people to communicate secretly. Steganography word is classified into two parts: Steganos which means “secret or covered” (where you want to hide the secret messages) and the graphien which means “writing". It aims to embed secret data into a digital cover media, such as digital audio, image, video, etc., without being suspicious looking. In This paper a new image steganography method that hides the secret message inside the cover image using zero order hold (ZOH) is considered. The main goal of this method is to hide a secret message in the pixels of the cover image in such a way that the human eyes are not able to differentiate between the original and the stego-image.


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Image Steganography, Peak Signal-to-Noise Ratio (PSNR), Maximum Hiding Capacity (MHC), Zero Order Hold (ZOH).