Monday, March 3, 2014

Academic publishers remove fake papers from journals

Following revelations from French researcher Cyril Labbé, well-known editors such as IEEE or Springer had to remove conference proceeding papers created using SCIgen, a MIT-developed tool that creates computer-generated academic articles.

Read article in Nature: Publishers withdraw more than 120 gibberish papers. Cyril Labbé has developed a tool to help identify papers authored via SCIen.

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