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  A Survey on Medical Image Watermarking Techniques  
  Authors : Balamurugan.G; Dr.K.B.Jayarraman; Arulalan.V
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Medical image watermarking is broadly recognized as a significant technique for enhancing data security, accuracy, authentication, image fidelity and content verification in the recent e-healthcare environment where medical images are stored, retrieved and broadcast over the networks. Medical image watermarking conserves image quality that is necessary for medical diagnosis and treatment. In this paper we highlight the essential needs of medical image watermarking with a review of developments and the significance of watermarking in medical information management.


Published In : IJCSN Journal Volume 3, Issue 5

Date of Publication : October 2014

Pages : 309 - 317

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Publication Link : A Survey on Medical Image Watermarking Techniques




Balamurugan.G : Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, INDIA

Dr.K.B.Jayarraman : Head of The Department, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, INDIA

Arulalan.V : Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, INDIA








Medical image watermarking


image fidelity

content verification

image quality

We provided a clear view about the use of watermarking technique in medical image processing. We explained the type of watermarked technique based on domain, such as spatial and frequency domain. Spatial domain consists of various techniques, LSB and Spread Spectrum similarly in frequency domain, DFT, DWT, DCT and SVD. We produced a literature survey on medical image watermarking based on resent researches with various optimization techniques from inter-domain which can also be applied on upcoming researches in medical image watermarking domain.










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