Robust Steganography Using Texture Synthesis

  • Zhenxing QianEmail author
  • Hang Zhou
  • Weiming Zhang
  • Xinpeng Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 63)


This paper proposes a robust steganography based on texture synthesis. Different from the traditional steganography by modifying an existing image, we hide secret messages during the process of synthesizing a texture image. The generated stego texture is similar to the sample image, preserving a good local appearance. Large embedding capacities can be achieved proportional to the size of the synthesized texture image. This algorithm also ensures that the hidden message can be exactly extracted from the stego image. Most importantly, the proposed steganography approach provides a capability of countering JPEG compression.


Steganography information hiding texture synthesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhenxing Qian
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hang Zhou
    • 2
  • Weiming Zhang
    • 2
  • Xinpeng Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Communication and Information EngineeringShanghai UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Information Science and TechnologyUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefeiChina

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