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2013 IEEE 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA) (2009)
Bradford, United Kingdom
May 26, 2009 to May 29, 2009
ISSN: 1550-445X
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3638-5
pp: 471-478
ABSTRACT
The two most important aspects of any image based steganographic system are the imperceptibility and the capacity of the stego image. This paper evaluates the performance and efficiency of using optimized quantization tables instead of default JPEG tables within JPEG steganography. We found that using optimized tables significantly improves the quality of stego-images. Moreover, we used this optimization strategy to generate a 16x16 quantization table to be used instead of that suggested.
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Robert M. Hierons, Adel Almohammad, Gheorghita Ghinea, "JPEG Steganography: A Performance Evaluation of Quantization Tables", 2013 IEEE 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), vol. 00, no. , pp. 471-478, 2009, doi:10.1109/AINA.2009.67
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