Protecting JPEG Images Against Adversarial Attacks
Storer, James A.
arXiv e-Print archive - 2018 via Local Bibsonomy
Motivated by JPEG compression, Prakash et al. propose an adaptive quantization scheme as defense against adversarial attacks. They argue that JPEG experimentally reduces adversarial noise; however, it is difficult to automatically decide on the level of compression as it also influences a classifier’s performance. Therefore, Prakash et al. use a saliency detector to identify background region, and then apply adaptive quantization – with coarser detail at the background – to reduce the impact of adversarial noise. In experiments, they demonstrate that this approach outperforms simple JPEG compression as defense while having less impact on the image quality.
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