This study considers watermark embedding in spectral images. The embedding takes place in a transform space which is obtained through the Principal Component Analysis (PCA). The watermark is embedded in one eigenimage by mixing one eigenimage and the watermark. The watermark is a visual watermark which spreads to all bands of the image after the inverse PCA-transform. This new method is a generalization of an existing method. Our experiments indicate that a suitable set of parameter values allows better embedding than the methods compared.
Arto Kaarna, Vladimir Botchko, Pavel Galibarov, "PCA Component Mixing for Watermark Embedding in Spectral Images" in Proc. IS&T CGIV 2004 Second European Conf. on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision, 2004, pp 494 - 498, https://doi.org/10.2352/CGIV.2004.2.1.art00099