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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10241–10251

A blind robust watermarking scheme with non-cascade iterative encrypted kinoform

Ke Deng, Guanglin Yang, and Haiyan Xie  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10241-10251 (2011)

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A blind robust watermarking scheme is proposed. A watermark is firstly transformed into a non-cascade iterative encrypted kinoform with non-cascade phase retrieve algorithm and random fractional Fourier transform (RFrFT). An iterative algorithm and Human Visual System (HVS) are both presented to adaptively embed the kinoform watermark into corresponding 2-level DWT coefficients of the cover image. The kinoform accounts for much less data amount to be embedded than regular computer-generated hologram (CGH). And the kinoform can be extracted with the only right phase key and right fractional order, and reconstructed to represent original watermark without original cover image. The experiments have shown the scheme’s high security, good imperceptibility, and robustness to resist attacks such as noise, compression, filtering, cropping.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(070.2575) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fractional Fourier transforms
(060.4785) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical security and encryption

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: October 11, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2011
Published: May 10, 2011

Ke Deng, Guanglin Yang, and Haiyan Xie, "A blind robust watermarking scheme with non-cascade iterative encrypted kinoform," Opt. Express 19, 10241-10251 (2011)

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