Robust and Blind Multiple Image Watermarking Using CNN and DWT in Video
Keywords:Digital Watermarking, Spatial Domain, Transform Domain, DWT, DCT, CNN.
Digital watermarking was introduced as a result of rapid advancement of networked multimedia systems. It had been developed to enforce copyright technologies for cover of copyright possession. Due to increase in growth of internet users of networks are increasing rapidly. It has been concluded that to minimize distortions and to increase capacity, techniques in frequency domain must be combined with another technique which has high capacity and strong robustness against different types of attacks. In this paper, a robust multiple watermarking which combine Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT), Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT)and Convolution Neural Network techniques on selected middle band of the video frames is used. This methodology is considered to be robust blind watermarking because it successfully fulfills the requirement of imperceptibility and provides high robustness against a number of image-processing attacks such as Mean filtering, Median filtering, Gaussian noise, salt and pepper noise, poison noise and rotation attack. The proposed method embeds watermark by decomposing the host image. Convolution neural network calculates the weight factor for each wavelet coefficient. The watermark bits are added to the selected coefficients without any perceptual degradation for host image. The simulation is performed on MATLAB platform. The result analysis is evaluated on PSNR and MSE which is used to define robustness of the watermark that means that the watermark will not be destroyed after intentional or involuntary attacks and can still be used for certification. The analysis of the results was made with different types of attacks concluded that the proposed technique is approximately 14% efficient as compared to existing work.
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