Multimedia Security: Steganography and Digital Watermarking Techniques for Protection of Intellectual Property

Multimedia Security: Steganography and Digital Watermarking Techniques for Protection of Intellectual Property

Chun-Shien Lu (Institute of Information Science Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC)
Release Date: July, 2004|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 268
ISBN13: 9781591401926|ISBN10: 1591401925|EISBN13: 9781591401933|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-192-6

Description

Multimedia security has become a major research topic, yielding numerous academic papers in addition to many watermarking-related companies. In this emerging area, there are many challenging research issues that deserve sustained studying towards an effective and practical system. Multimedia Security: Steganography and Digital Watermarking Techniques for Protection of Intellectual Property explores the myriad of issues regarding multimedia security. This book covers various issues, including perceptual fidelity analysis, image, audio, and 3D mesh object watermarking, medical watermarking, error detection (authentication) and concealment, fingerprinting, digital signature and digital right management.

Reviews and Testimonials

Expert publications accessible even by the general public are very rare, but Dr. Lu managed to compile an excellent book that exposes in a very professional way the different aspects of multimedia security. In an easy reading and very understandable manner the key topics are being introduced to the reader, providing not only the basic concepts, but also a solid base to build on. Copyright protection, authentication, and fingerprinting of images, audio, video, and documents are only a few of the topics that are introduced and explained in Multimedia Security. A book not to miss on your bookshelf!

– Dr. Martin Kutter, AlpVision SA, Switzerland

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Chun-Shien Lu received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC), in 1998. Since August 2002, he has been an assistant research fellow at the same institute. His current research interests mainly focus on various topics (including security, networking, and signal processing) of multimedia, and time-frequency analysis of signals and images. Dr. Lu was the recipient of the best paper award of the Image Processing and Pattern Recognition society of Taiwan in 2000 for his work on data hiding and the paper award of the above society in 1997, 1999, and 2001. He organized and chaired a special session on Multimedia Security in the 2nd and 3rd IEEE Pacific-Rim Conferences on Multimedia, respectively (2001~2002). He holds one U.S. and one R.O.C. patent on digital watermarking. He is a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.