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Source identification for mobile devices, based on wavelet transforms combined with sensor imperfections

Sandoval Orozco, A.L., Arenas, Gonzalez, Rosales, Corripio, Garcia Villalba, L.J., Hernandez-Castro, Julio C. (2013) Source identification for mobile devices, based on wavelet transforms combined with sensor imperfections. Computing, 96 (9). pp. 829-841. ISSN 1436-5057. (doi:10.1007/s00607-013-0313-5)

Abstract

One of the most relevant applications of digital image forensics is to accurately identify the device used for taking a given set of images, a problem called source identification. This paper studies recent developments in the field and proposes the mixture of two techniques (Sensor Imperfections and Wavelet Transforms) to get better source identification of images generated with mobile devices. Our results show that Sensor Imperfections and Wavelet Transforms can jointly serve as good forensic features to help trace the source camera of images produced by mobile phones. Furthermore, the model proposed here can also determine with high precision both the brand and model of the device.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s00607-013-0313-5
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Security Group
Depositing User: Julio Hernandez-Castro
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2014 00:52 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 13:42 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/45306 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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