Erasable Photograph Tagging: A Mobile Application Framework Employing Owner's Voice

Zhenfei ZHAO  Hao LUO  Hua ZHONG  Bian YANG  Zhe-Ming LU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E97-D   No.2   pp.370-372
Publication Date: 2014/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E97.D.370
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
smartphone application,  speech processing,  reversible data hiding,  robust hashing,  image retrieval,  

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Summary: 
This letter proposes a mobile application framework named erasable photograph tagging (EPT) for photograph annotation and fast retrieval. The smartphone owner's voice is employed as tags and hidden in the host photograph without an extra feature database aided for retrieval. These digitized tags can be erased anytime with no distortion remaining in the recovered photograph.