Authenticating Medical Images with Lossless Digital WatermarkingDownload PDF
Wide spread of the Internet in the recent past has shown its impact in enhancing the growth in various fields such as in education, banking, commerce, medicine, military applications and many more. In the current e-health applications where images are stored, retrieved and transmitted over the internet, digital watermarking plays a vital role in authenticating the medical images, content verification, preserving the image quality and enhancing the data security. The present paper is a detailed discussion on watermarking techniques that are helpful in authenticating the medical images with a survey of latest research in the area. This paper also studies the simulation results of watermarking and recovery of watermark on several attacks on different medical images.
Keywords: Authentication, Data security, Image fidelity, loss less watermarking, Medical imaging.