Secure Spread-Spectrum Watermarking for Telemedicine Applications
Basant Kumar, Harsh Vikram Singh, Surya Pal Singh, Anand Mohan
DOI: 10.4236/jis.2011.22009   PDF    HTML     6,310 Downloads   13,197 Views   Citations


This paper presents a secure spread-spectrum watermarking algorithm for digital images in discrete wavelet transform (DWT) domain. The algorithm is applied for embedding watermarks like patient identification /source identification or doctors signature in binary image format into host digital radiological image for potential telemedicine applications. Performance of the algorithm is analysed by varying the gain factor, subband decomposition levels, size of watermark, wavelet filters and medical image modalities. Simulation results show that the proposed method achieves higher security and robustness against various attacks.

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B. Kumar, H. Singh, S. Singh and A. Mohan, "Secure Spread-Spectrum Watermarking for Telemedicine Applications," Journal of Information Security, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 91-98. doi: 10.4236/jis.2011.22009.

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