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Re: (off-topic) self-plagiarism

You could post the paper (or indeed, the previous ones) to the Turnitin website if you have an account, - this will document areas of coincidence and, even if the paper is then taken down, future versions will be checked against it and receive a correspondingly high coincidence score

Dr Peter Lennox

Director of Signal Processing and Applications Research Group (SPARG)
School of Technology,
Faculty of Arts, design and Technology University of Derby, UK

(01332) 593155

-----Original Message-----
From: AUDITORY - Research in Auditory Perception [mailto:AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Laszlo Toth
Sent: 07 July 2009 15:03
To: AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: (off-topic) self-plagiarism

Dear List,
I have a dilemma that I don't know where to turn with. I received a paper
from a journal for review. A quick search on google revealed that the
author has published the same paper (with negligible modifications)
already at least 6-7 times. Is there anything I can do besides rejecting
the paper from this journal?
Thanks, and sorry for the off-topic mail.

               Laszlo Toth
        Hungarian Academy of Sciences         *
  Research Group on Artificial Intelligence   *   "Failure only begins
     e-mail: tothl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx            *    when you stop trying"
     http://www.inf.u-szeged.hu/~tothl        *

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