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Course Detail

Course Name Digital Watermarking
Course Code 15CSE344
Program B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Introduction – Applications and Properties: Applications – Properties – Evaluating watermarking systems, Models of Watermarking: Communication based watermarking – Geometric models of watermarking – Modelling watermarks detection by correlation.

Unit 2

Watermarking with side information: Informed embedding – informed coding – dirty paper codes.

Unit 3

Perceptual Models: Evaluation – Perceptual model – Watson’s model – Adaptive watermarking. Robust watermarking – Watermark Security Secret Writing and Steganography – Watermarking for Copyright Protection.

Text Books

  • Ingemar Cox, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Bloom, Mathew Miller, “Digital Watermarking: Principles and Practice”, Morgan Kaufmann Series in Multimedia Information and Systems, 2008.


  • Stefan Katzenbeisser, Fabien A. P. Petitcolas, “Information Hiding Techniques for Steganography and Digital Watermarking”, Artech House, 2000.
  • Frank Y. Shih, “Digital Watermarking and Steganography: Fundamentals and Techniques”, CRC Press, USA, 2007.
  • Juergen Seitz, “Digital Watermarking for Digital Media”, IGI Global, 2005.

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