Parallel Digital Watermarking Process on Ultrasound Medical Images in Multicores Environment

Khor, Hui Liang and Liew, Siau-Chuin and Jasni, Mohamad Zain (2016) Parallel Digital Watermarking Process on Ultrasound Medical Images in Multicores Environment. International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, 2016 (958372). pp. 1-14. ISSN 1687-4188 (Print); 1687-4196 (Online). (Published)

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With the advancement of technology in communication network, it facilitated digital medical images transmitted to healthcare professionals via internal network or public network (e.g., Internet), but it also exposes the transmitted digital medical images to the security threats, such as images tampering or inserting false data in the images, which may cause an inaccurate diagnosis and treatment. Medical image distortion is not to be tolerated for diagnosis purposes; thus a digital watermarking on medical image is introduced. So far most of the watermarking research has been done on single frame medical image which is impractical in the real environment. In this paper, a digital watermarking on multiframes medical images is proposed. In order to speed up multiframes watermarking processing time, a parallel watermarking processing on medical images processing by utilizing multicores technology is introduced. An experiment result has shown that elapsed time on parallel watermarking processing is much shorter than sequential watermarking processing

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital watermarking; Medical images
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Computer System And Software Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Liew Siau Chuin
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2016 02:17
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 05:50
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