EFFECTIVE IMAGE WATERMARKING TECHNIQUEBASED ON GENETIC ALGORITHM
The article describes watermark embedding algorithm into the images using threelevel 2D Discrete Wavelet Transform, Singular Transform and Genetic Algorithm (GA). The problems of the programming realization of the algorithm and its researching for robustness are considered. The results of experimental studies are presented
Keywords: greylevel image, digital watermark, 2DDiscrete Wavelet Transform (DWT), Inverse Discrete Wavelet Transform (IDWT),Genetic Algorithm (GA), Peak Signal-to-Noise Ratio ( PSNR), Normalized Correlation Coefficient (NC).