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Secure Information Transmission using Steganography and Morphological Associative Memory

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 61 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2013
Authors:
Sara Nazari
Amir-masoud Eftekhari
Mohammad Shahram Moin
10.5120/9940-4572

Sara Nazari, Amir-masoud Eftekhari and Mohammad Shahram Moin. Article: Secure Information Transmission using Steganography and Morphological Associative Memory. International Journal of Computer Applications 61(7):23-29, January 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

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	author = {Sara Nazari and Amir-masoud Eftekhari and Mohammad Shahram Moin},
	title = {Article: Secure Information Transmission using Steganography and Morphological Associative Memory},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {61},
	number = {7},
	pages = {23-29},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

This paper presents a new steganography algorithm based on Morphology associative memory. Often, steganalysis methods are created to detect steganography algorithms using Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) and Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT). In this paper, cover images are mapped to morphological representation by using morphology transform containing morphological coefficients, and each bit of secret message is inserted in the least significant bit of morphological coefficients. To evaluate stego quality, we measure the quality of the cover image after embedding by comparing with other image transformed steganography algorithms such as discrete cosine and Wavelet transforms. The quality of stego has considerably improved in comparison with the state-of-art methods. In the other experimentation, we test the robustness of our proposed method by using Wavelet and Block-based steganalysis methods. The results show a high level of robustness of our algorithm respect to other steganography algorithms.

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