Friday, June 26, 2015

B - SciDetect: a hoax-detecting software

Bohannon J. Hoax-detecting software spots fake papers. Science 3 April 2015;348(6230):18-19

Springer announced the creation of SciDetect, a freely available programme to automatically detect automatically generated papers. The tool uses a statistical technique similar to those used by email spam filters to automatically detect papers created with SCIgen and similar programmes.
http://www.johnbohannon.org/NewFiles/SciDetect.pdf

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