We've found a fourth retraction for a group of chemists in Iran who plagiarized. As before, the offending article had appeared in Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. This ...
Joel Bloch's insight:
I diagree with the use of the term plagiarism in this case. If they want to call it '" a severe abuse of the scientific publishing system," that is fine but plagiarism should not be used. these kinds of rules are like rules in a sport - they do not have any meaning outside of that sport
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