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Two Dogs To Present Paper At WSEAS Conference

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the dog-teach-dog dept.

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An anonymous reader writes "In reality, it's yet another randomly-generated paper that got into a conference with no meaningful criteria for peer review. In the world of humor, two dogs may be up for tenure soon."

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Actual pdf link (1)

SunTzuWarmaster (930093) | more than 4 years ago | (#31036028)

For those of us that don't like dredging around the website for the actual "top 30%" "peer reviewed" paper, here is the link:
http://www.cs.ucr.edu/~marek/Charlie_Zola_Paper/paper2.pdf [ucr.edu]

Re:Actual pdf link (1)

Mikkeles (698461) | more than 4 years ago | (#31037616)

The best part is the list of authors in the references ;^)

Re:Actual pdf link (1)

RockDoctor (15477) | more than 4 years ago | (#31048376)

The best part is the list of authors in the references

I find it hard to believe that those are completely randomly generated : "Anvil: Construction of context-free grammar." sounds to me very much like the sort of technique that could turn a "dictionary" (for a subject) and a source of random noise into this sort of paper.
"Byzantine fault tolerance." is a lovely phrase ; I'll have to find a use for it. And I simply refuse to believe that "TANENBAUM , A." came out of the program randomly (but part of the dictionary may have included a list of names "in the field".

Quality doesn't exist. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31036306)

It's no wonder my paper got accepted when the quality of review accepts this kind of garbage. I would say I am so disillusioned, but in reality I've known for quite some time that academia is a farce.

Possible financial motivation? (1)

Locke2005 (849178) | more than 4 years ago | (#31036400)

How much money does the WSEAS make off of each presenter? This sounds a lot like the various "Who's Who" books, which will include a biography of anybody that is will to pay $500 for a copy of the book. I'm sure there are plenty of academics who would be willing to pay dearly to be able to claim their papers have been "published in a peer-reviewed journal" and "presented at a prestigious conference". Yet another sign that I'm obviously in the wrong line of work...

but this "Letter of Acceptance" is not authentic (1)

Operonbionic (1739672) | more than 4 years ago | (#31051354)

I have the quite opposite opinion. This "Letter of Acceptance" is not authentic. How could be this ridiculous story true for a conference organized by a University? The Publishers do now have any relation with this nonsense. Do not be naive. I believe that the "Letter of Acceptance" that this academic criminal has on his web page is fake and copy-paste from other real letter of acceptance. But the letter of acceptance that he has in his web page is false and copy-paste generated from other people's letter. This conference is organized by a University and it is impossible to has the review policy. On the contrary I strongly believe that this guy took a text from another OLD letter of acceptance and changed the title of the paper. This guy with this two animals simply wants to rag, since this "Letter of Acceptance" is not authentic I know him. I am from the same country and many times he traduces his students. Even a small child can understand that this "professor" copied and pasted a real letter of acceptance with his nonsence. I believe that this is "professor" is an academic criminal of the worst kind. Operon

Re:Possible financial motivation? (1)

SoldatDeVerite (1740034) | more than 4 years ago | (#31057288)

Possible? To advance in academia, you need to publish. Real science journals and conferences are competitive and original quality research is tough. Takes talent and a lot of work. That naturally creates demand for venues where acceptance criteria are, let's say, a bit more relaxed. So you write a "paper", send it to this "conference", get an acceptance letter and an invitation to attend, this will get you money from the university for the expenses, you pay the registration fee to the conference organizers, and everyone's happy --- except for the taxpayers, of course. These conferences often actually take place, but if you like to travel, hey it's even better. In good schools, various review boards are familiar with such operations, and having a "publication" from one of those venues could fatally tarnish a person's career. But in schools with weaker research programs, administrators are not sufficiently aware of this, or perhaps sometimes they don't care. Don't be too hard on academia though. Any area of human activity has a dark, sweaty, filthy underbelly. Science is no different.

This "letter of acceptance" is not real (1)

Operonbionic (1739672) | more than 4 years ago | (#31051368)

I have the quite opposite opinion. This "Letter of Acceptance" is not authentic. How could be this ridiculous story true for a conference organized by a University? The Publishers do now have any relation with this nonsense. Do not be naive. I believe that the "Letter of Acceptance" that this academic criminal has on his web page is fake and copy-pasted from other real letter of acceptance. So, the letter of acceptance that this man has in his web page is absolutely false and copy-paste generated from other people's letter. This conference is organized by a University and it is impossible to has the review policy. On the contrary I strongly believe that this guy took a text from another OLD letter of acceptance and changed the title of the paper. This guy with this two animals simply wants to rag, since this "Letter of Acceptance" is not authentic I know him. I am from the same country and many times he traduces his students. Even a small child can understand that this "professor" copied and pasted a real letter of acceptance with his nonsence. I believe that this is "professor" is an academic criminal of the worst kind.

Re:This "letter of acceptance" is not real (1)

SoldatDeVerite (1740034) | more than 4 years ago | (#31057354)

Hmm, it's an interesting theory. You might be right. There seems to be a simple way to verify this though. So here is a suggestion to all readers: You can "write" a paper in 5 seconds, just go to http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/scigen/ [mit.edu] . Then submit it to any of WSEAS conferences, and see whether it will get in.

Counterfeit, fradulent and misleading web site (1)

Kaite.lecturer (1740472) | more than 4 years ago | (#31060884)

I have seen also this counterfeit Web Page. Be sure that these emails on this web page are falsified. This colleague makes unacceptable jokes with prestigious conferences using some strange fraudulent and misleading web pages. Finally, I dare everybody to test these conferences with any kind of paper to see how reliable and secure is the review system of them. Here it is.... Dr. Jo Jo Kaite (Lecturer) http://jojokaite.blogspot.com/ [blogspot.com]

Chrobak's page and emails are entirely fake. (1)

Kaohsiung (1741242) | more than 4 years ago | (#31071516)

I also believe that Mr. Chrobak's page and emails are entirely fake. I really do not know his reasons or intentions when it comes to this bizzare story. What matters is that Mr. Chrobak took some other paper's acceptance letter, which he then counterfeited. He changed the name and title and is presenting it as original. Mr. Chrobak can't just copy/paste, obviously from other papers, text and then present it as original. Anything that is on Mr. Chrobak's webpage is fake and has nothing to do with reality.

WSEAS is now making a poor attempt to defame Marek (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31082624)

Wow, it is uncanny how similar to the comments of Operonbionic (1739672), Kaite.lecturer (1740472) and Kaohsiung (1741242) are to the WSEAS spam (which I get too).

In the unlikely event anyone is falling for this attempt by WSEAS to defame Marek, let me say, I know Marek (actually, I know Charlie and Zola too!) very well. This is all 100% true, and I would be happy to pay $1,000 to anyone that can prove otherwise.

My name is Eamonn Keogh, I am in the same dept as Marek, and my webpage is here www.cs.ucr.edu/~eamonn/

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