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

Zhang, Jing and Ho, Anthony T. S. (2005) Efficient Robust Watermarking of Compressed 2-D Grayscale Patterns for H.264/AVC IEEE 7th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing. pp. 1-4.

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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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This article was published when Anthony T S Ho was with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Depositing User: Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 13:59
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:38
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/2346

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