The Influence of Image Enhancement Filters on a Watermark Detection Rate

  • Ante Poljičak
  • Lidija Mandić
  • Maja Strgar Kurečić

Abstract

In this paper is evaluated the effect of image enhancement filters on the watermarkdetection rate. State-of-the-art watermarking methods are still very sensitiveto complex degradation attack such as print-scan process, so the detection rate of a watermark method decreases considerably after such an attack on a watermarked image. Therefore, to improve the detection rate, the degradation of the image isreduced by using image enhancement filters. A dataset of 1000 images was watermarked,printed and scanned for the experiment. Scanned images were enhancedby means of an unsharp filter and blind deconvolution filter. The watermark detectionrate was measured and compared before and after the enhancement. Theresults show that the enhancement filtering improves the watermark detection rateby almost 10 %.

Published
Jan 13, 2017
How to Cite
POLJIČAK, Ante; MANDIĆ, Lidija; STRGAR KUREČIĆ, Maja. The Influence of Image Enhancement Filters on a Watermark Detection Rate. Acta Graphica, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 3-4, p. 53-60, jan. 2017. ISSN 1848-3828. Available at: <http://actagraphica.hr/index.php/actagraphica/article/view/72>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2020.
Section
Original Scientific Papers