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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2008 Vol.9 No.4 P.517-523


Multipurpose audio watermarking algorithm

Author(s):  Ning CHEN, Jie ZHU

Affiliation(s):  Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China

Corresponding email(s):   chenning_750210@163.com

Key Words:  Multipurpose audio watermarking, Copyright protection, Content authentication

Ning CHEN, Jie ZHU. Multipurpose audio watermarking algorithm[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2008, 9(4): 517-523.

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To make audio watermarking accomplish both copyright protection and content authentication with localization, a novel multipurpose audio watermarking scheme is proposed in this paper. The zero-watermarking idea is introduced into the design of robust watermarking algorithm to ensure the transparency and to avoid the interference between the robust watermark and the semi-fragile watermark. The property of natural audio that the VQ indices of DWT-DCT coefficients among neighboring frames tend to be very similar is utilized to extract essential feature from the host audio, which is then used for watermark extraction. And, the chaotic mapping based semi-fragile watermark is embedded in the detail wavelet coefficients based on the instantaneous mixing model of the independent component analysis (ICA) system. Both the robust and semi-fragile watermarks can be extracted blindly and the semi-fragile watermarking algorithm can localize the tampering accurately. Simulation results demonstrate the effectiveness of our algorithm in terms of transparency, security, robustness and tampering localization ability.

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