Robust Formal Watermarking Model Based on the Hyperbolic Geometry for Image Security
Telesphore Tiendrebeogo1, Cheick Yacouba Rachid Coulibaly2, Maliki Badolo3
1Telesphore Tiendrebeogo, Assistant Professor, Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso.
2Cheick Yacouba Rachid Coulibaly, Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso.
3Maliki Badolo, Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso.
Manuscript received on August 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on August 05, 2020. | Manuscript published on September 30, 2020. | PP: 617-619 | Volume-9 Issue-3, September 2020. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijrte.C4651099320 | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C4651.099320
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Abstract: The digital revolution has led to an increase in the production and exchange of valuable digitized documents across institutions, companies and the general public alike. Ensuring the authenticity, integrity and ownership of these official or high-value documents is essential if they are to be considered useful. Digital watermarking is a possible solution to this challenge as it has already been used for copyright protection, source tracking, and video authentication to name just a few applications of its use. It also enables integrity protection, which is of value for numerous documents types (e.g., official documents, medical images). In this paper, we propose a new watermarking solution that is applicable to image watermarking and is based on hyperbolic geometry. Our new solution builds upon existing work in geometrical watermarking.
Keywords: Watermarking Hyperbolic Geometry, Poincaré Disk Model, Hypercatadioptric Projection, Cryptography, Image Processing.