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That’s because it looks like IEEE may have retracted thousands of meeting abstracts. Yes, thousands.
We don’t know the exact number, but a search for “retraction” in the abstracts of the 2011 International Conference on E-Business and E-Government (ICEE), held May 6-8 2011, brings up 1,281 results.
The same search on the site of the 5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE), May 10-12, 2011, brings up 1,085 results.
We only opened the first few retraction notices, but they seem to all be the same. Headed “Notice of Retraction,” they read: Read the rest of this entry »
Two major publishers will remove more than 120 papers created with random paper generator SCIgen, according to Nature.
An anti-terrorism researcher at the University of Southern Denmark has had a number of papers in conference proceedings retracted for plagiarism.
Debora Weber-Wulff, who has researched plagiarism for a decade, reports on her blog Copy, Shake, and Paste that eight papers by Nasrullah Memon have been retracted after the Vroniplag website revealed similarities between his work and that of other authors.
According to a university website, Memon is Read the rest of this entry »