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Open Access Review Article

Reversible Watermarking Techniques: An Overview and a Classification

Roberto Caldelli*, Francesco Filippini and Rudy Becarelli

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MICC, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 65, 50134 Florence, Italy

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EURASIP Journal on Information Security 2010, 2010:134546  doi:10.1155/2010/134546

Published: 14 June 2010

Abstract

An overview of reversible watermarking techniques appeared in literature during the last five years approximately is presented in this paper. In addition to this a general classification of algorithms on the basis of their characteristics and of the embedding domain is given in order to provide a structured presentation simply accessible for an interested reader. Algorithms are set in a category and discussed trying to supply the main information regarding embedding and decoding procedures. Basic considerations on achieved results are made as well.