A Competent Hybrid Digital Image Watermarking Technique Based on Daubechies Wavelet and Block Bitmap Modification
Keywords:Hybrid Digital Image Watermarking, Daubechies Wavelet (DW), Block Bitmap Modification (BBM), Logistic Mapping, Lorenz Mapping
Over many years, in order to provide powerful techniques for protecting digital copyrights, digital watermarking techniques have been developed. This research focuses on proposing an efficient blind hybrid digital image watermarking technique based on the transformation of Daubechies wavelet (DW) and Block Bitmap modification (BBM). DW represents an effective multi-determination frequency domain for including the watermarks. The BBM is used to afford an enhanced capability of embedding and minimize distortion. Two layers of security have been added to the proposed technique for protecting digital images from theft by using the logistic chaotic mapping to select the position of the blocks for the embedding process and Lorenz chaotic mapping for scrambling the watermark image. In the experiments, high values of peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR) and structural similarity index (SSIM) are obtained, and all the obtained results illustrate that the presented technique is highly imperceptible, secure, and robust.
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