Wuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences

, Volume 24, Issue 5, pp 383–390 | Cite as

A Reversible Data Hiding with Quality Controllable Scheme for Encrypted-Compressed Image

  • Xinyan Li
  • Huajian MouEmail author
  • Bing Yan
  • Li Gao
Computer Science


In order to achieve image encryption and data embedding simultaneously, a reversible data hiding (RDH) algorithm for encrypted-compressed image in wavelet domain is proposed. This scheme employs the quality controllable parameter. Moreover it has larger embedding capacity and smaller quality control parameters than other methods in literatures. Meanwhile, the cross chaotic map is employed to generate chaotic sequences, and the total keys of the algorithm is far large. Experimental results and comparisons show that the proposed scheme has large capacity, high security, and strong resistance to brute-force.

Key words

reversible data hiding in encrypted image cross chaotic map diffuse and scramble encryption-compression 

CLC number

TP 309 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsYangtze Normal UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.College of Computer EngineeringYangtze Normal UniversityChongqingChina
  3. 3.Unit75841 of PLAChangsha, HunanChina

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