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Efficient RobustWatermarking of Compressed 2-D Grayscale Patterns for H.264/AVC

Zhang, Jing and Ho, Anthony T. S. (2005) Efficient RobustWatermarking of Compressed 2-D Grayscale Patterns for H.264/AVC In: 2005 IEEE 7th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing.

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Abstract

An efficient and robust video watermarking algorithm for the state-of-the-art video coding standard H.264/AVC is proposed for copyright protection. Grayscale 2-D watermark patterns such as detailed trademarks or logos can be highly compressed by a proposed grayscale watermark pre-processing, and inserted into the low bit-rate H.264/AVC videos in the compressed domain. The marked video sequences maintain good visual quality and the same overall consuming bit-rate. The proposed algorithm can robustly survive transcoding process and common signal processing, such as bit-rate reduction, Gaussian filtering and contrast enhancement.

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Additional Information: This article was published when Anthony T. S. Ho was at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In 2005 IEEE 7th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, pp. 1-4.© 2005 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Depositing User: Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited: 27 May 2010 14:46
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:35
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/1939

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