Enhanced Secret Hiding Mechanism Based on Genetic Algorithm

  • Cai-Jie Weng
  • Shi-Jian Liu
  • Jeng-Shyang PanEmail author
  • Lyuchao Liao
  • Trong-The Nguyen
  • Wei-Dong Zeng
  • Ping Zhang
  • Lei Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 156)


Many industrial production processes, transactions, and multimedia communications are generated in daily life. Digital watermarking technology plays a vital role in the field of multimedia information security. Information security has got many remarkable achievements. However, a contradiction between the robustness of the watermark and the quality of the cover multimedia has not been paid attention by scholars. This paper proposes an algorithm to improve the cover image quality of QIM-based watermarking algorithm based on genetic algorithm. The experimental results demonstrate that the proposed algorithm is effective.


Quantization index Modulation Watermarking Genetic algorithm 



This work was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province Grant 2018Y3001, Project of Fujian Education Department Funds Grant JK2017029, and the Scientific Research Project of Fujian University of Technology Grant GY-Z160130.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cai-Jie Weng
    • 1
  • Shi-Jian Liu
    • 1
  • Jeng-Shyang Pan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lyuchao Liao
    • 2
  • Trong-The Nguyen
    • 1
    • 3
  • Wei-Dong Zeng
    • 4
  • Ping Zhang
    • 5
  • Lei Huang
    • 5
  1. 1.Fujian Provincial Key Lab of Big Data Mining and ApplicationsFujian University of TechnologyFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Fujian Key Laboratory for Automotive Electronics and Electric DriveFujian University of TechnologyFuzhouChina
  3. 3.Department of Information TechnologyHaiphong Private UniversityHaiphongVietnam
  4. 4.Smart Fuzhou Management Service CenterFujianChina
  5. 5.Fuzhou Investigation and Surveying InstituteFujianChina

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