Novel iris biometric watermarking based on singular value decomposition and discrete cosine transform
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OriginalversjonLu, J., Qu, T., & Karimi, H. R. (2014). Novel iris biometric watermarking based on singular value decomposition and discrete cosine transform. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2014. doi: 10.1155/2014/926170 10.1155/2014/926170
A novel iris biometric watermarking scheme is proposed focusing on iris recognition instead of the traditional watermark for increasing the security of the digital products. The preprocess of iris image is to be done firstly, which generates the iris biometric template from person's eye images. And then the templates are to be on discrete cosine transform; the value of the discrete cosine is encoded to BCH error control coding. The host image is divided into four areas equally correspondingly. The BCH codes are embedded in the singular values of each host image's coefficients which are obtained through discrete cosine transform (DCT). Numerical results reveal that proposed method can extract the watermark effectively and illustrate its security and robustness. © 2014 Jinyu Lu et al.
Published version of an article in the journal: Mathematical Problems in Engineering. Also available from the publisher at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/926170