Identifying fake scientific papers

Springer and Université Joseph Fourier release open source software.

Springer and the Université Joseph Fourier have released SciDetect.  This open source software helps the scientific and publishing communities check for fake scientific papers.

There are a number of fake paper generators in existence, includng Mathgen, Physgen and SCIgen. 

 SciDetect can be used to find text that has been created by these paper-generating sites.   

The new, open source software is publically available for free to the scientific and publishing communities

For more information visit the Springer website.