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Problematic Paper Screener

Est. February 27th, 2021

Last updated

⏰ Last Update: 07/07/2024 12:41

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🌐 Stable URL: https://www.irit.fr/~Guillaume.Cabanac/problematic-paper-screener

🕵️ This website shows reports the daily screening of papers (partly) generated with:
Tortured phrases 🔥
SCIgen
Mathgen
... and other issues such as Citejacked papers.

⚗️ Harvesting data from these APIs:
Crossref, now including the Retraction Watch Database
Dimensions, see our webinar and the associated blog post
PubMed
PubPeer

🧑‍🏫 PPS in a nutshell: problem tackled and method used ⸻ 🎥 video in English or in French.

👨‍💻 Problematic papers are reported on PubPeer, see the tortured phrases collection and more.

Number of problematic papers

Number of annulled articles

Reference

📄 Cabanac, G., Labbé, C., & Magazinov, A. (2022). The ‘Problematic Paper Screener’ automatically selects suspect publications for post-publication (re)assessment.
Presented at WCRI 2022: 7th World Conference on Research Integrity. arXiv preprint. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2210.04895
▷ Featured in the Nature's 10 list of 2021 that ‘explores key developments in science this year.’

Key highlights

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Nature's 10

Nature bullshit

ArXiv Nature

JASIST Nature

Journal CNRS

arXiv Tortured

JASIST

Science