Spatial and Frequency Domain Combination based in Schemes to Steganography in RGB Digital Images using Cantor Set

Hector Caballero-Hernandez, Vianney Muñoz-Jimenez, Marco Antonio Ramos-Corchado


This paper describes a proposal based on the combination of based methods on the spatial domain and the frequency for the hiding of data in RGB digital images, by substituting bits in pixels less important and modifying coefficients DWT to increase data security. The main idea of this research is to take advantage of the selection logic of the Cantor set in defined sections of the cover images, where the pixels are regrouped, and in these sections the pixels that will be used to hide data are selected. This proposal has the advantage that the application of the logic of the Cantor set allows selecting at different levels a variable number of pixels to be modified and increasing the security of the steganography system. The results obtained are high loads of data embedding, as well as the approval of quality metrics for digital images how PSNR, MSE, SSIM and others. The dataset image used in the experiments is UCID due to the large number of images available for embedding messages in images.


spatial domain; bit substitution; steganography; Cantor set

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