Old studies with new authors: a discovery ending with retraction

W. Paszkowicz , J. B. Pełka , Jerzy Krupka , Adam Abramowicz


The article discusses the issue of mass-scale plagiarism in which three papers of Polish authors have been copied and re-published under a different author's name. It mentions possible preventive measures that can be taken against plagiarism. These preventive measures include the improvement of the evaluation procedures to filter the submitted manuscripts and the consideration on the use of available means by journal and book editors to eliminate plagiarism during the submission of manuscripts.
Author W. Paszkowicz
W. Paszkowicz,,
, J. B. Pełka
J. B. Pełka,,
, Jerzy Krupka IMiO
Jerzy Krupka,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, Adam Abramowicz ISE
Adam Abramowicz,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
Journal seriesActa Physica Polonica A, ISSN 0587-4246 []
Issue year2011
URL http://przyrbwn.icm.edu.pl/APP/apphome.html
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2011 = 0.444 (2) - 2011=0.404 (5)
Citation count*1 (2018-06-24)
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