A Brief Review on Plagiarism Detection Methods

  • Amir Namazi Department of Computer Science, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
  • Farsad Zamani Boroujeni Department of Computer Science, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
Keywords: Smart plagiarism, Plagiarism detection, Document similarity


Plagiarism, a scientific misbehavior, has turned into a serious problem for researchers and publishers due to increasing and easy access to web-based scientific resources. Plagiarism includes using the scientific content of other documents without referencing the sources and is performed as copy the content directly or copy and change it. Most of the research in different fields are performed well in dealing with direct plagiarism, however, indirect plagiarism is often challenging for them. It is beneficial to study the preceding researches and find their strengths and weaknesses in order to find new ideas for future works. The present paper studies some of the plagiarism methods and a number of researches conducted in the area so far.


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