Bilingual Information Hiding System: A Formalized Approach


  • Riad Jabri Department of Information Technology, Computer Science Department, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
  • Boran Ibrahim Faculty of Information Technology, Computer Science Department, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan



Information hiding, Steganography, Cryptography, Encoding, Decoding.


Steganogrphy and cryptography are used to maintain privacy and security over communication channels. Due to their complexity and diversity, there is a need for their continuous improvements. In this paper, we consider such improvements and propose a new bilingual information hiding system. The proposed system is based on a formal approach that incorporates text-based steganography
and cryptography in a way that permits multilayered levels of security and privacy and improves the quality of information hiding in terms of perceptual transparency, robustness and hiding capacity. Considering an Arabic text as a cover one, the inter-word spaces and word features have been used as places for information hiding. As a result, 3.676 have been achieved as an improved average of capacity ratio.


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How to Cite

Jabri, R., & Ibrahim, B. (2015). Bilingual Information Hiding System: A Formalized Approach. Transactions on Engineering and Computing Sciences, 3(3), 33.