Design and Analysis of a Fragile Watermarking Scheme Based on Block-Mapping

  • Munkhbaatar Doyoddorj
  • Kyung-Hyune Rhee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7465)


Due to the wide variety of attacks and the difficulties of developing an accurate statistical model of host features, the structure of the watermark detector is derived by considering a simplified channel model. In this paper, we present a fragile watermarking based on block-mapping mechanism which can perfectly recover the host image from its tampered version by generating a reference data. By investigating characteristics of watermark detector, we make an effective analysis such as fragility against robustness measure and distinguish its property. In particular, we derive a watermark detector structure with simplified channel model which focuses on the error probability versus watermark-to-noise-ratio curve and describes a design by calculating the performance of technique, where attacks are either absent or as noise addition.


Fragile Watermarking Characterization Block-Mapping Tamper Localization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Munkhbaatar Doyoddorj
    • 1
  • Kyung-Hyune Rhee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of IT Convergence and Application EngineeringPukyong National UniversityNam-GuRepublic of Korea

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