Digital images can be obtained through a variety of sources including digital cameras. With rapidly increasing functionality and ease of use of image editing software, determining authenticity and identifying forged regions, if any, is becoming crucial for many applications. This paper presents methods for authenticating and identifying forged regions in digital photo images that have been acquired. Our… Read More »
A growing recognition of the need to modernize the grid to meet tomorrows challenges has found articulation in the vision of a Smart Grid. The essence of this vision is a fully-automated power delivery network that can ensure a two-way flow of electricity and information between the power plants and appliances and all points in between.
Current authentication systems suffer from many weaknesses. With all the means of technology developing, it can be very easy for ‘others’ to fabricate or to steal identity or to hack someones password. Users nowadays are provided with major password stereotypes such as textual passwords, biometric scanning, tokens or cards (such as an ATM).
An image retrieval system is a computer system for browsing, searching and retrieving images from a large database of digital images. Most traditional and common methods of image retrieval utilize some method of adding metadata such as captioning, keywords, or descriptions to the images so thatretrieval can be performed over the annotation words.