On the Use of Similarity Search to Detect Fake Scientific Papers

  title={On the Use of Similarity Search to Detect Fake Scientific Papers},
  author={Kyle Williams and C. Lee Giles},
Fake scientific papers have recently become of interest within the academic community as a result of the identification of fake papers in the digital libraries of major academic publishers [8]. Detecting and removing these papers is important for many reasons. We describe an investigation into the use of similarity search for detecting fake scientific papers by comparing several methods for signature construction and similarity scoring and describe a pseudo-relevance feedback technique that can… 
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