A web-enabled plagiarism detection tool

Colin J. Neill, Ganesh Shanmuganthan

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The development of plagiarism detection systems using Internet, to enable academic institutions and publishers identify stolen intellectual property is discussed. The already available plagiarism detection tools include Turnitin; EVE2 and WCopyFind. The detector tool uses the Google search engine for Web searching and for doing automatically the detector accesses the search engine through the Google Web APIs service using the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP). The detector engine is a Java application that resides on a server for shared user access.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalIT Professional
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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