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Multimedia Watermarking Techniques and Applications

1st Edition

By Darko Kirovski

Auerbach Publications

464 pages | 179 B/W Illus.

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Intellectual property owners must continually exploit new ways of reproducing, distributing, and marketing their products. However, the threat of piracy looms as a major problem with digital distribution and storage technologies.

Multimedia Watermarking Techniques and Applications covers all current and future trends in the design of modern systems that use watermarking to protect multimedia content. Containing the works of contributing authors who are worldwide experts in the field, this volume is intended for researchers and practitioners, as well as for those who want a broad understanding of multimedia security. In the wake of the explosive growth of digital entertainment and Internet applications, this book is the definitive resource on the subject for scientists, researchers, programmers, engineers, business managers, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Table of Contents

Protection of Multimedia Content in

Distribution Networks

Ahmet M. Eskicioglu and Edward J. Delp

Vulnerabilities of Multimedia Protection Schemes

Mohamed F. Mansour and Ahmed H. Tewfik

Survey of Watermarking Techniques and Applications

Edin Muharemagic and Borko Furht

Robust Identification of Audio Using Watermarking

and Fingerprinting

Ton Kalker and Jaap Haitsma

High-Capacity, Real-Time Audio Watermarking with

Perfect Correlation Sequence and Repeated Insertion

Soo-Chang Pei, Yu-Fong Hsu, and Ya-Wen Lu

Multidimensional Watermark for Still Image: Parallel

Embedding and Detection

Bo Hu

Image Watermarking Method Resistant to Geometric


Hyungshin Kim

Fragile Watermarking for Image Authentication

Ebroul Izquierdo

New Trends and Challenges in Digital Watermarking

Technology: Applications for Printed Materials

Zheng Liu

Robust Watermark Detection from Quantized

MPEG Video Data

Dimitrios Simitopoulos, Alexia Briassouli, and

Michael G. Strintzis

Image Watermarking Robust to Both Geometric

Distortion and JPEG Compression

Xiangui Kang, Jiwu Huang, and Yun Q. Shi

Reversible Watermarks Using a Difference Expansion

Adnan M. Alattar

Combined Indexing and Watermarking of 3-D Models

Using the Generalized 3-D Radon Transforms

Petros Daras, Dimitrios Zarpalas, Dimitrios Tzovaras,

Dimitrios Simitopoulos, and Michael G. Strintzis

Digital Watermarking Framework: Applications,

Parameters, and Requirements

Ken Levy and Tony Rodriguez

About the Author/Editor

"Borko Furht is a professor and chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida. Before joining FAU, he was a vice president of research and a senior director of development at Modcomp (Ft. Lauderdale), a computer company of Daimler Benz, Germany, and a professor at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Professor Furht received Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Belgrade. His current research is in multimedia systems, video coding and compression, video databases, wireless multimedia, and Internet computing. He is currently Principal Investigator and Co-PI of two multiyear, multimillion dollar projects - on Coastline Security Technologies, funded by the Department of Navy, and One Pass to Production, funded by Motorola. He is the author of numerous books and articles in the areas of multimedia, computer architecture, real-time computing, and operating systems. He is a founder and editor-in-chief of The Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications (Kluwer Academic Publishers). He has received several technical and publishing awards, and has consulted for many high-tech companies, including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, General Electric, JPL, NASA, Honeywell and RCA. He has also served as a consultant to various colleges and universities. He has given many invited talks, keynote lectures, seminars, and tutorials., Darko Kirovski received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2001. Since April 2000, he has been a researcher at Microsoft Research. His research interests include certificates of authenticity, system security, multimedia processing, biometric identity authentication, and embedded system design and debugging. He received the 1999 Microsoft Graduate Research Fellowship, the 2000 ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference Graduate Scholarship, the 2001 ACM Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Electronic Design Automation, and the Best Paper Award at ACM Multimedia 2002. "

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Security / General
COMPUTERS / Internet / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications