An Improved Watermarking Algorithm for Hiding Biometric Data

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This paper presents a novel watermarking algorithm for authentication based on fusion strategy of faces and fingerprint biometrics. The Discrete Wavelet Transform is used for embedding the minutiae data in face image of the same individual. The performance of the watermarking algorithm is experimentally validated and the results show that the extracting the minutiae data with no error is possible. Experimentation has been done using six different attacks. The results of the method reveal better resistance in comparison to the existence methods.



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