An Algorithm for Asymmetric Clipping Detection Based on Parameter Optimization

  • Jiwei ZhangEmail author
  • Shaozhang NiuEmail author
  • Yueying LiEmail author
  • Yuhan LiuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 82)


Asymmetric clipping of digital images is a common method of image tampering, and the existing identification techniques of which are relatively meager. Camera calibration technology is an important method to determine the tampering of asymmetric cutting, but the proposed algorithm has made too many assumptions on the internal parameters matrix of the camera, resulting in some error. This paper presents a parameter optimization algorithm based on camera calibration: by keeping the four parameters in the original camera’s five internal parameters, after approximate processing, to achieve that a single picture contains no coplanar of the two regular geometric figures can calculate the coordinates of the principal point, and as a basis for the image forensics of the asymmetric cutting tampering. The experimental results show that the proposed algorithm can effectively estimate the camera parameters, the application scope and accuracy can be improved greatly, and can accurately detect the image tampering behavior of asymmetric clipping.


Blind forensics Regular geometric figures Parameter optimization Camera calibration Asymmetric clipping 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Key Lab of Intelligent Telecommunication Software and Multimedia, School of Computer ScienceBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina

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