Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

Liu and Wu Awarded AFOSR Grant for Media Forensics

Liu and Wu Awarded AFOSR Grant for Media Forensics

Prof. Min Wu (left) and Prof. Ray Liu (right).
Prof. Min Wu (left) and Prof. Ray Liu (right).

Professor K. J. Ray Liu is the principal investigator (PI), and Associate Professor Min Wu (ECE/UMIACS) is the co-PI for a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). This 3-year effort will investigate theories and algorithms to perform non-intrusive forensic analysis on multimedia devices and digital content.

As multimedia devices and digital content have become ubiquitous, a critical issue that must be addressed next is to ensure that content, devices, and intellectual property are being used by authorized users for legitimate purposes, and to be able to forensically prove with high confidence when the case is otherwise. Liu and Wu's team will exploit intrinsic fingerprints, which are inherent traces left by various processing steps when media data goes through acquisition devices and processing systems. The goal of this research effort is to develop a holistic forensic framework to gather traces of evidence and answer who has done what, when, where, and how.

As a vital component of the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research manages the basic research investment for the U.S. Air Force. The AFOSR seeks to create revolutionary scientific breakthrough and produce world-class, militarily significant, and commercially valuable research outcome.

January 30, 2009


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Alumnus Profile: Robert Cobb

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Five Papers Accepted to ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging

With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability

Shoukry, Krishnaprasad receive NSF grant for resilient-by-cognition cyber-physical systems

UMD to Lead Milestone NSF High School Engineering Pilot Course

UMD researchers awarded $1M NSF grant to develop new methods to generate single photons for quantum research

Vishkin To Give Invited Talk on Parallel Computing at Indiana University

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts