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Publications 2017, 5(3), 18;

Measurement of Similarity in Academic Contexts

Young Researchers and Elite Club, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad 9187147578, Iran
Department of Radiation Oncology, Regensburg University Medical Center, D93053 Regensburg, Germany
LGCGM, Equipe Matériaux et Thermo-Rhéologie, Université Rennes 1, 35000 Rennes, France
Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Engineering and Multiphase Flow Research Laboratory (FUTURE Lab.), Department of Mechanical Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangmod, Bangkok 10140, Thailand
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Parma, 43124 Parma, Italy
Heat and Thermodynamics Division, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Yildiz, Besiktas, Istanbul 34349, Turkey
National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei 10608, Taiwan
Mechanical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
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Academic Editor: Alan Singleton
Received: 2 March 2017 / Accepted: 19 June 2017 / Published: 22 June 2017
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We propose some reflections, comments and suggestions about the measurement of similar and matched content in scientific papers and documents, and the need to develop appropriate tools and standards for an ethically fair and equitable treatment of authors. View Full-Text
Keywords: similarity; plagiarism; standards similarity; plagiarism; standards
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Mahian, O.; Treutwein, M.; Estellé, P.; Wongwises, S.; Wen, D.; Lorenzini, G.; Dalkilic, A.S.; Yan, W.-M.; Sahin, A.Z. Measurement of Similarity in Academic Contexts. Publications 2017, 5, 18.

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