Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30843
Reversible Medical Image Watermarking For Tamper Detection And Recovery With Run Length Encoding Compression

Authors: Siau-Chuin Liew, Siau-Way Liew, Jasni Mohd Zain


Digital watermarking in medical images can ensure the authenticity and integrity of the image. This design paper reviews some existing watermarking schemes and proposes a reversible tamper detection and recovery watermarking scheme. Watermark data from ROI (Region Of Interest) are stored in RONI (Region Of Non Interest). The embedded watermark allows tampering detection and tampered image recovery. The watermark is also reversible and data compression technique was used to allow higher embedding capacity.

Keywords: Data Compression, Medical Image, watermark, reversible, tamperdetection and recovery

Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1738


[1] Cao,F.,Huang,H.K.,Zhou,X.Q., "Medical image security in a HIPAA mandated PACS environment",Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics,2003,vol 27,pp.185-196, doi:10.1016/S0895-6111(02) 00073-3
[2] Coatrieux, G., Main, H., Sankur, B., Rolland, Y., Collorec, R., "Relevance of watermarking in medical imaging", in Proc. of IEEEEMBS Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine, 2000 pp. 250-255, doi:10.1109/ITAB.2000.892396.
[3] Wakatani,A., "Digital Watermarking for ROI Medical Images by Using Compressed Signature Image," in Proc. 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35-02), 2002, pp. 2043-2048.
[4] Lim,Sung Jin,Moon, Hae Min,Chae, Seung-Hoon,Pan, Sung Bum, Yongwha Chung, Min Hyuk Chang, "Dual watermarking method for integrity of medical images", in Proc. of Second International Conference on Future Generation Communication and Networking, 2008, vol.2, pp.70-73, doi: 10.1109/FGCN.2008.
[5] Fotopoulos,V., Stavrinou ,M.L, Skodras,A.N., "Medical image authentication and self-correction through an adaptive reversible watermarking technique " in Proc. of the 8th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, Oct 2008, pp.1- 5,doi: 10.1109/BIBE.2008.4696803.
[6] Coatrieux, G, Le Guillou, C., Cauvin, J.-M., Roux, C., "Reversible watermarking for knowledge digest embedding and reliability control in medical images", IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol 13, issue 2, Mac 2009,pp.158 - 165,doi: 10.1109/TITB.2008.2007199.
[7] Wu ,Jeffery H. K, Chang ,Ruey-Feng, Chen,Chii-Jen, Wang ,Ching-Lin, Kuo ,Ta-Hsun, Moon,Woo Kyung ,Che ,Dar-Ren, "Tamper detection and recovery for medical images using near-lossless information hiding technique", Journal of Digital Imaging, Mac 2008 , vol 21,No 1,pp. 59- 76,doi: 10.1007/s10278-007-9011-1.
[8] Jasni M. Zain, L.P Balwin,M.Clarke,"Reversible watermarking for authentication of DICOM images", in Proc. 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS,San Francisco,USA Sep 2004,pp. 3237 - 3240 ,ISBN: 0-7803-8439-3.
[9] Jasni M. Zain, Abdul R.M. Fauzi, "Medical Image Watermarking with Tamper Detection and Recovery", in Proc. 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, New York,USA,Sept. 2006,pp. 3270- 3273,doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.260767.
[10] Chang, Chin-Chen, Lin, Chih-Yang, Wang, Yu-Zheng , "New image steganographic methods using run-length approach", Information Sciences, Volume 176, Issue 22, 22 November 2006, Pages 3393-3408, ISSN 0020-0255, doi: 10.1016/j.ins.2006.02.008.
[11] Lin ,Rey-Sern, Hu,Shang-Wen, "A Modified Run-length Image Data Hiding for High Embedding Capacity," Information Assurance and Security, International Symposium on, Fifth International Conference on Information Assurance and Security,2009, pp. 673-676, doi: 10.1109/IAS.2009.35.