Monday, October 17, 2005

Anti-Plagiarism Software

With the internet, plagiarism is an important and serious issue in today's academic arena, any many academic institutions are turning to "Anti-Plagiarism Software" to police against plagiarism or "cheating using copy and paste techniques" as it is more popularly known.

So... how effective are these softwares?

Lets take a look at some comments:
University of Melbourne
The Digital Collegian
The Stanford Daily Online Edition

Bottom line? Anti-plagiarism software is useful, but it is not foolproof.
It is really up to the algorithm...

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