JSEA  Vol.2 No.1 , April 2009
Data Hiding Method with Quality Control for Binary Images
ABSTRACT
Secret data hiding in binary images is more difficult than other formats since binary images require only one bit repre-sentation to indicate black and white. This study proposes a new method for data hiding in binary images using opti-mized bit position to replace a secret bit. This method manipulates blocks, which are sub-divided. The parity bit for a specified block decides whether to change or not, to embed a secret bit. By finding the best position to insert a secret bit for each divided block, the image quality of the resulting stego-image can be improved, while maintaining low computational complexity. The experimental results show that the proposed method has an improvement with respect to a previous work.

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nullK. Jung and K. Yoo, "Data Hiding Method with Quality Control for Binary Images," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2009, pp. 20-24. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2009.21003.
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