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WIFS 2015

7th IEEE International Workshop on
Information Forensics and Security

Rome, Italy, 16-19 November, 2015

Technical Program

Final Program and Abstract Book - PDF

Monday 16 November, 2015

10:00-12:30: Half-day Tutorials

  Tutorial 1: Privacy-aware Data Analysi
Shantanu Rane
  Tutorial 2: Adversarial Signal Processing
Mauro Barni and Fernando Pérez-González

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-16:30: Half-day Tutorials

  Tutorial 3: Privacy in Smart Metering Systems
Deniz Gunduz and Georgios Kalogridis
  Tutorial 4: The Open Set Recognition Problem
Information Forensics and Security by Walter J. Scheirer and Anderson Rocha

18:30-20:30: Welcome Reception

Tuesday 17 November, 2015

9:00-9:20: Aula Magna. Welcome

9:20-10:40: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Biometrics I

  09:20-09:40: Detection and Segmentation of Latent Fingerprints
Xiao Yang, Jianjiang Feng, Jie Zhou and Shutao Xia
  09:40-10:00: Local Gabor Rank Pattern (LGRP): A Novel Descriptor for Face Representation and Recognition
Abhishek Gangwar and Akanksha Joshi
  10:00-10:20: Which Dataset is this Iris Image From?
Susan El-Naggar and Arun Ross
  10:20-10:40: Update Strategies for HMM-Based Dynamic Signature Biometric Systems
Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Javier Ortega-Garcia and Julian Fierrez

9:20-10:40: Aula del Consiglio. Oral Session: Steganography and Steganalysis

  09:20-09:40: Side-Informed Steganography with Additive Distortion
Tomas Denemark and Jessica Fridrich
  09:40-10.00: A Sequential Method for Online Steganalysis
Rémi Cogranne
  10:00-10:20: Is Ensemble Classifier Needed for Steganalysis in High-Dimensional Feature Spaces?
Rémi Cogranne, Vahid Sedighi, Jessica Fridrich and Tomas Pevny
  10:20-10:40: Optimizing Pooling Function for Pooled Steganalysis
Tomas Pevny and Ivan Nikolaev

10:40-11:10: Communication Break

11:10-12:30: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Robust Hashing

  11:10-11:30: Multiscale Anisotropic Texture Unsupervised Clustering for Photographic Paper
Stephane Roux, Nicolas Tremblay, Pierre Borgnat, Patrice Abry, Herwig Wendt and Paul Messier
  11:30-11:50: Secure Modular Hashing
Abelino Jimenez, Bhiksha Raj, Jose Portelo and Isabel Trancoso
  11:50-12:10: Counterfeit Detection Using Paper PUF and Mobile Cameras
Chau-Wai Wong and Min Wu
  12:10-12:30: Information-Theoretical Limits of Active Content Fingerprinting in Content-based Identification Systems
Farzad Farhadzadeh, Frans M. J. Willems and Sviatoslav Voloshynovskiy

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:00: Aula Magna. Plenary Session

  Smoking Blocks - Fighting and Preventing Crime with Virtual Currencies
Rainer Böhme

15:00-16:40: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Device Security

  15:00-15:20: Key Search and Adaptation based on Association Rules for Backward Secrecy
Kannan Karthik
  15:20-15:40: Reliable Secret Key Generation from Physical Unclonable Functions Under Varying Environmental Conditions
Onur Günlü, Onurcan Íşcan and Gerhard Kramer
  15:40-16:00: Smartphone PINs Prediction using Smartwatch Motion Sensors
Allen Sarkisyan and Ani Nahapetian
  16:00-16:20: Continuous Authentication and Identification for Mobile Devices: Combining Security and Forensics
Soumik Mondal and Patrick Bours
  16:20-16:40: Practicability Study of Android Volatile Memory Forensic Research
Philipp Wächter and Michael Gruhn

16:40-17:10: Communication Break

17:10-18:30: Foyer. Poster Session

  Rediscovering text in the Yale Martellus Map
Roger Easton, Kevin Sacca, Gregory Heyworth, Chet Van Duzer, Kenneth Boydston and Michael Phelps
  TRAP: using TaRgeted Ads to unveil Google personal Profiles
Mauro Conti, Vittoria Cozza, Marinella Petrocchi and Angelo Spognardi
  Reconstruction of Smartphone Images for Low Resolution Iris Recognition
Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben Farrugia and Josef Bigun
  Improved Edit Detection in Speech via ENF Patterns
Paulo Antonio Andrade Esquef, José Antônio Apolinário Jr. and Luiz Wagner P. Biscainho
  Fast Target Link Flooding Attack Detection Scheme by Analyzing Traceroute Packets Flow
Takayuki Hirayama, Kentaroh Toyoda and Iwao Sasase
  Splicebuster: a new blind image splicing detector
Davide Cozzolino, Giovanni Poggi and Luisa Verdoliva
  VSig: Hand-Gestured Signature Recognition and Authentication with Wearable Camera
Hasan Sajid and Sen-Ching Samson Cheung

17:10-18:30: Foyer. TIFS/SPL papers

  A 3D Object Encryption Scheme Which Maintains Dimensional and Spatial Stability
Alireza Jolfaei, Xin-Wen Wu and Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy
  First Quantization Matrix Estimation from Double Compressed JPEG Images
Sebastiano Battiato, Giovanni Puglisi, Arcangelo Ranieri Bruna and Fausto Galvan
  Compressed Fingerprint Matching and Camera Identification via Random Projections
Diego Valsesia, Giulio Coluccia, Tiziano Bianchi and Enrico Magli
  On the Use of Discriminative Cohort Score Normalization for Unconstrained Face Recognition
Massimo Tistarelli, Yunlian Sun and Norman Poh
  A New Biocryptosystem-Oriented Security Analysis Framework and Implementation of Multibiometric Cryptosystems Based on Decision Level Fusion
Cai Li, Jiankun Hu, Josef Pieprzyk and Willy Susilo
  On the Continuity of the Secrecy Capacity of Compound and Arbitrarily Varying Wiretap Channels
Holger Boche, Rafael F. Schaefer and H. Vincent Poor
  Robust Broadcasting of Common and Confidential Messages over Compound Channels: Strong Secrecy and Decoding Performance
Rafael F. Schaefer and Holger Boche
  An investigation of local descriptors for biometric spoofing detection
Diego Gragnaniello, Giovanni Poggi, Carlo Sansone and Luisa Verdoliva
  Median Filtered Image Quality Enhancement and Anti-Forensics via Variational Deconvolution
Wei Fan, Kai Wang, François Cayre, and Zhang Xiong

17:10-18:30: Foyer. Demo and Ongoing Works

  Motion Detection for Surveillance Videos on Encrypted H.264/AVC Bitstream
Jianting Guo, Peijia Zheng and Jiwu Huang
  Analysis of Streaming Parameters in Hybrid Video Surveillance Systems
Angelo Cardellicchio, Vito Renò and Cataldo Guaragnella
  Visual Bubble Based Privacy Protection
Shaoqian Wang, Ying Luo, Wanxin Xu and Samson Cheung
  A surveillance framework for the protection of remote energy facilities using a hybrid multi-class object classification method
Georgios Matzoulas, Christos Palaskas, Savvas Rogotis, Dimosthenis Ioanidis and Dimitrios Tzovaras
  Cell-ID Meter App: a Tester for Coverage Maps Localization Proofs in Forensic Investigations
Igor Bisio, Giulio Luzzati and Andrea Sciarrone
  Feature-level Multimodal Biometric Authentication in Consumer Mobile Devices
Mikhail I. Gofman, Sinjini Mitra, Kevin Cheng and Nicholas Smith
  Efficient Privacy Protection in Video Surveillance by StegoScrambling
Natacha Ruchaud and Jean Luc Dugelay
  On Going Work: Group Testing for Nearest Neighbor Search with Privacy
Laurent Amsaleg, Teddy Furon, Ahmet Iscen and Li Weng
  Towards a self-recovery scheme for audio restoration
Alejandra Menendez-Ortiz , Claudia Feregrino-Uribe , Jose Juan Garcia-Hernandezy and Z. Jezabel Guzman-Zavaleta
  Towards Echo Cancellation With Minimum Error For Robust Reversible Watermarking
Alejandra Menendez-Ortiz , Claudia Feregrino-Uribe , Jose Juan Garcia-Hernandezy and Z. Jezabel Guzman-Zavaleta
  Video Recapture Identification by Interframe Correlation Analysis
Ernesto Aparicio-Diaz Claudia Feregrino-Uribey Alejandra Menendez
  Macro-social threats connected with anonymity: Ukrainian experience
Alexander Kosenkov
  A Forensic Cloud Environment to address the Big Data challenge in Digital Forensics
Oteg Tabona and Andrew Blyth

Wednesday 18 November, 2015

9:20-10:40: Aula Magna. Special Session: Physical Layer Security

  09:00-09:20: Authentication with a Guessing Adversary
Farshad Naghibi, Tobias Oechtering and Mikael Skoglund
  09:20-09:40: Multicasting with Untrusted Relays: A Noncoherent Secure Network Coding Approach
Ta-Yuan Liu, Shih-Chun Lin and Y.-W. Peter Hong
  09:40-10:00: Robust PUF based Authentication
Andrea Grigorescu, Holger Boche and Rafael Schaefer
  10:00-10:20: Worst-Case Secrecy Rates in MIMOME Systems under Input and State Constraints
Anne Wolf, Eduard Jorswieck and Carsten Janda
  10:20-10:40: Full-Duplex vs. Half-Duplex Secret-Key Generation
Hendrik Vogt and Aydin Sezgin

10:40-11:10: Communication Break

11:10-12:30: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Multimedia Forensics I

  11:10-11:30: A Second Look at First Significant Digit Histogram Restoration
Matthias Kirchner and Sujoy Chakraborty
  11:30-11:50: Improved 3D Lighting Environment Estimation for Image Forgery Detection
Bo Peng, Wei Wang, Jing Dong and Tieniu Tan
  11:50-12:10: General-Purpose Image Forensics Using Patch Likelihood under Image Statistical Models
Wei Fan, Kai Wang and François Cayre
  12:10-12:30: Image Splicing Detection based on General Perspective Constraints
Massimo Iuliani, Giovanni Fabbri and Alessandro Piva

11:10-12:30: Aula del Consiglio. Oral Session: Biometrics II

  11:10-11:30: Integrating Rare Minutiae in Generic Fingerprint Matchers for Forensics
Ram P. Krish, Julian Fierrez and Daniel Ramos
  11:30-11:50: The Influence of Segmentation On Individual Gait Recognition
Ning Jia, Victor Sanchez, Chang-Tsun Li and Hassan Mansour
  11:50-12:10: Some Applications of Verifiable Computation to Biometric Verification
Julien Bringer, Hervé Chabanne, Firas Kraïem, Roch Lescuyer and Eduardo Soria-Vazquez
  12:10-12:30: Windowed DMD as a Microtexture Descriptor for Finger Vein Counter-spoofing in Biometrics
Santosh Tirunagari, Norman Poh, Miroslaw Bober and David Windridge

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:00: Aula Magna. Plenary Session

  Privacy and Security in the Genomic Era
Jean-Pierre Hubaux

15:00-20:30: Social Event

20:30: Gala Dinner

Thursday 19 November, 2015

9:00-10:40: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Watermarking and Data Hiding

  09:00-09:20: Generalised tally-based decoders for traitor tracing and group testing
Boris Skoric and Wouter de Groot
  09:20-09:40: A Population of Eagles, Horses, and Moles: Perceptual Sensitivity to Watermark Disparity Coherence
Hasan Sheikh Faridul and Gwenael Doerr
  09:40-10:00: Automatic Contrast Enhancement using Reversible Data Hiding
Suah Kim, Rolf Lussi, Xiaochao Qu and Hyoung Joong Kim
  10:00-10:20: Optimum Reversible Data Hiding and Permutation Coding
Félix Balado
  10:20-10:40: Binary fingerprinting codes - can we prove that someone is guilty?!
Marcel Fernandez, Elena Egorova and Grigory Kabatiansky

10:40-11:10: Communication Break

11:10-12:30: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Adversarial Detection

  11:10-11:30: Detection Games with a Fully Active Attacker
Benedetta Tondi, Mauro Barni and Neri Merhav
  11:30-11:50: Impact of Incomplete Knowledge on Scanning Strategy
Andrey Garnaev and Wade Trappe
  11:50-12:10: On the Effectiveness of Meta-Detection for Countering Oracle Attacks in Watermarking
Benedetta Tondi, Pedro Comesaña-Alfaro, Fernando Pérez-González and Mauro Barni
  12:10-12:30: Detection of Interest Flooding Attacks in Named Data Networking using Hypothesis Testing
Ngoc Tan Nguyen, Rémi Cogranne, Guillaume Doyen and Florent Retraint

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:00: Aula Magna. Plenary Session

  Dealing with noisy data in biometrics and PUFs
Boris Škorić

15:00-16:40: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Network Security and Privacy

  15:00-15:20: Trust-based Sybil Nodes Detection with Robust Seed Selection and Graph Pruning on SNS
Shuichiro Haruta, Kentaroh Toyoda and Iwao Sasase
  15:20-15:40: Achieving Privacy, Efficiency and Fault Tolerance in Aggregate Computations on Massive Star Networks
Shantanu Rane, Julien Freudiger, Alejandro Brito and Ersin Uzun
  15:40-16:00: Private Data Aggregation with Groups for Smart Grids in a Dynamic Setting using CRT
Zekeriya Erkin
  16:00-16:20: Decision Tree-based Detection of Denial of Service and Command Injection attacks on Robotic Vehicles
Tuan Vuong, George Loukas, Diane Gan and Anatolij Bezemskij
  16:20-16:40: Single Relay Selection for Secure Communication in a Cooperative System with Multiple Full-Duplex Decode-and-Forward Relays
Binh Nguyen and Kiseon Kim

16:40-17:10: Communication Break

17:10-18:30: Aula Magna. Oral Session: Multimedia Forensics II

  17:10-17:30: Fragile Sensor Fingerprint Camera Identification
Erwin Quiring and Matthias Kirchner
  17:30-17:50: Forensics of High-Quality JPEG Images with Color Subsampling
Matthias Carnein, Pascal Schoettle and Rainer Boehme
  17:50-18:10: Camera Model Identification Framework Using an Ensemble of Demosaicing Features
Chen Chen and Matthew Stamm
  18:10-18:30: Identification of pictorial materials by means of optimized multispectral reflectance image processing
Lucilla Pronti, Pasquale Ferrara, Francesca Uccheddu, Anna Pelagotti and Alessandro Piva

For any further information regarding the program, please contact: [email protected]

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Important Dates

  • Proposals Deadlines
  • Regular Paper July 19, 2015
  • Demo Sept. 6, 2015
                              July 6, 2015
  • Ongoing work Sept. 6, 2015
                              July 6, 2015
  • SPL/TIFS Paper Sept. 6, 2015
                              July 6, 2015
  • Camera-ready Sept. 21, 2015
  • Notifications
  • Paper Aug. 31, 2015
  • Demo Sept. 20, 2015
  • Ongoing work Sept. 20, 2015
  • Registration Deadlines
  • Early registr. Oct. 9, 2015
  • Author registr. Oct. 16, 2015


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