Improvement of Data Hiding using Images with Random Image Key Generation

Authors(2) :-Sonam Kumari, Akhilesh Bansiya

Image watermarking is one of the efficient technique to send the secrete information from sender to receiver. The concept of information hiding using mosaic images is also an efficient technique of keeping the information secretes. The existing technique of information hiding using LSB based embedding of information and then using greedy search algorithm for the searching of images tile into the database, but the technique implemented here provides more error rate and also the time complexity is greater since it uses the concept of greedy search for the searching of most similar image tile in the database. But the technique implemented here doesn’t require searching of the tile images resulting in a lower computational time. The technique implemented here is based on the concept of watermarking where the secrete image is converted into a number of tiles and then each of the tile image is converted into binary value which is used as a secrete key from which the cover image is encrypted and decrypted.

Authors and Affiliations

Sonam Kumari
Computer Science and Engineering, Vedica Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Akhilesh Bansiya
Assistsnt Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Vedica Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Random Image Key Generation, Data Hiding, MOSAIC, Cryptography Technique, Image Capturing, Image Identification, Image Segmentation, Image Improvement, Image Compression, Morphing

  1. I-Jen Lai and Wen-Hsiang Tsai "Secret-Fragment-Visible Mosaic Image–A New Computer Art and Its Application to Information Hiding", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 936- 945, September 2011.
  2. M.Karthika, B.Amutha "Random-Generated Image Mosaics For Secret Image Hiding" 2012 International Journal of Communications and Engineering, Volume 05, No. 5, Issue 03, pp. 29 – 35, March 2012.
  3. Barbara Zitova, Jan Flusser Filip S, roubek "An application of image processing in the medieval mosaic conservation" 2004 Springer-Verlag London Limited, feb 2004
  4. Vignesh.K "Mosaic Image Encryption with Error Free Compression and Reconstruction", International Conference on Computing and Control Engineering (ICCCE 2012), April, 2012.
  5. Nagaraj B. Patil, V. M Viswanatha & Sanjay Pande M. B "Mosaicing of Torn Document Images", IJRRAS, Vol. – 1, Issue -7, pp. 25 – 31, 2011. Online available: www.arpapress.com/Volumes/Vol7Issue1/IJRRAS_7_1_03.pdf
  6. Xi Shao, Changsheng Xu, Joo Hwee Lim "Image Mosaics Base on Homogeneous Coordinates", Proceeding VIP '02 Selected papers from the 2002 Pan-Sydney workshop on Visualization, Volume -22, pp. 93-96, 2002.
  7. Junichi Sugita, Tokiichiro Takahashi, Akimichi Tanaka "Visionary Mixture Method for Generating Colored-Paper Mosaic Images" proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 Research posters (SIGGRAPH '06), article no. 115, 2006.
  8. PETER J. BURT and EDWARD H. ADELSON "A Multiresolution Spline With Application to Image Mosaics", journal ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), vol. 2, issue- 4, pp. 217 – 236, 1983.
  9. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella and G. Gallo "Digital Mosaic Frameworks - An Overview", Computer Graphics forum, Volume 26, number 4, pp. 794–812, 2007.
  10. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. Gallo, G. C. Guarnera and G. Puglisi "Artificial Mosaics by Gradient Vector Flow", EUROGRAPHICS digital library, 2008. Online available: https://diglib.eg.org/EG/DL/conf/EG2008/short/053-056.pdf.abstract.pdf
  11. Yoshinori Dobashi, Toshiyuki Haga, Henry Johan, Tomoyuki Nishita "A Method for Creating Mosaic Images Using Voronoi Diagrams", EUROGRAPHICS digital library, 2002. Online available: nis-ei.eng.hokudai.ac.jp/~doba/papers/egshort02_mosaic.pdf
  12. Ming-Shing Su, Wen-Liang Hwang, and Kuo-Young Cheng "Analysis on Multiresolution Mosaic Images", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 13, No. 7, pp. 952 – 959, July 2004.
  13. S. Jayaprakash, G.Sujitha, G.Manju "Secret Image Hiding In Target Image Of Mosaic Form", International Journal of Research in Engineering & Advanced Technology (IJREAT), ISSN: 2320 – 8791, Volume 1, Issue 1, March, 2013.
  14. Lisha. L, Kavitha . M "An Efficient Steganography with Mosaic Images for Covert Communication", IOSR Journal of Engineering (IOSRJEN), ISSN: 2250-3021, Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 1-7, March 2013.

Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-07-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 356-368
Manuscript Number : CSEIT183669
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Sonam Kumari, Akhilesh Bansiya, "Improvement of Data Hiding using Images with Random Image Key Generation ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.356-368, July-August-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT183669

Article Preview

Follow Us

Contact Us