Journal of
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ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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Editorial Advisory Board's Chair
William Lesso

Editor-in-Chief
Nagib C. Callaos


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Informatics and Systemics

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AIM: An Integrated Approach to Organizational Improvement
Ronald A. Styron, Jr.
(pages: 1-4)

Preliminary Investigations of Challenges in Dynamic Integration of Heterogeneous Services
Makaziwe Makamba
(pages: 5-10)

What are European Union Public Attitudes towards Robots? (Invited Paper)
Donald Loffredo, Alireza Tavakkoli
(pages: 11-19)

Imitation, Experience and Learning: On The Unity Of Expression In Design (Invited Paper)
Taha A. Al-Douri
(pages: 20-23)

The Inter-Disciplinary Impact of Computerized Application of Spatial Visualization on Motor and Concentration Skills
Esther Zaretsky
(pages: 24-30)

Intangible Knowledge. The Culture of Knowledge within Organisations from the Perspective of the Sociological Systems Theory
Tilia Stingl de Vasconcelos
(pages: 31-36)

A Critical Assessment on SPC Implementation in the UK Food Industry
Sarina Abdul Halim Lim, Jiju Antony, Norin Arshed
(pages: 37-42)

A Location-Based Service Using Geometric Location Methods to Unite Mobile Users
Wen-Chen Hu, Naima Kaabouch, Hung-Jen Yang
(pages: 43-48)

A Connection Block Implemented in the RTL Design for Delay Time Equalization of Wave-Pipelining
Tomoaki Sato, Sorawat Chivapreecha, Phichet Moungnoul
(pages: 49-54)

Implementation of Maintenance System Based on Bluetooth Low Energy for Hermetic Inline Amplifiers in CATV Networks
Katsuhiro Naito, Kenta Nakanishi, Kazuo Mori, Hideo Kobayashi
(pages: 55-60)

Monitoring Heart Health and Structural Health: mDFA Quantification
Toru Yazawa
(pages: 61-65)

Building a Secure Enterprise (Invited Article)
Kevin Foltz, William R. Simpson
(pages: 66-73)

Enterprise Level Security – Basic Security Model
Kevin E. Foltz, William R. Simpson
(pages: 74-79)

The Pseudonym on the Internet: Identity Creation and Space of Freedom
Marcienne Martin
(pages: 80-83)

The Charrette Design Model Provides a Means to Promote Collaborative Design in Higher Education
Webber Steven B.
(pages: 84-91)


 

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ABSTRACT


A Visual Cryptography Based Watermark Technology for Individual and Group Images

Azzam Sleit, Adel Abusitta


The ease by which digital information can be duplicated and distributed has led to the need for effective copyright protection tools. Various techniques including watermarking have been introduced in attempt to address these growing concerns. Most watermarking algorithms call for a piece of information to be hidden directly in media content, in such a way that it is imperceptible to a human observer, but detectable by a computer. This paper presents an improved cryptographic watermark method based on Hwang and Naor-Shamir [1, 2] approaches. The technique does not require that the watermark pattern to be embedded in to the original digital image. Verification information is generated and used to validate the ownership of the image or a group of images. The watermark pattern can be any bitmap image. Experimental results show that the proposed method can recover the watermark pattern from the marked image (or group of images) even if major changes are reflected on the original digital image or any member of the image group such as rotation, scaling and distortion.

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