Thomas Slattery

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This paper presents a system for self-plagiarism detection, SPLAT. The system uses a WebL web spider that crawls through the web sites of the top fifty Computer Science departments, downloading research papers and grouping them by author. Next a text-comparison algorithm is used to search for instances of textual reuse. Instances of potential(More)
We present a web spider that crawls through the web sites of the top fifty Computer Science departments, downloading research papers to search for instances of self-plagiarism by Computer Science professors. Instances of self-plagiarism for each author are reported so that they may be investigated in order to determine if they are truly fraudulent papers.
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