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Some cases of plagiarism are reported below.
- Papers with full details on the following cases.
- A first case of plagiarism: Danut Marcu.
- Another case of plagiarism: M. Sreenivas and T. Srinivas.
In November 2007 the following new case was observed.
In august 2009 the following letters were received, apparently disculping Dr. Srinivas
This and related plagiarism cases concerning these authors has been investigated by SIAM
(Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) in october 2009, culminating in
SIAM report on the investigation of plagiarism by Sreenivas and Srinivas
that confirms our findings.
- Banned from publication in 4OR:
- Danut Marcu
- M. Sreenivas
- T. Srinivas
- Seyed Nima Mirabedini
- Hassan Mina
- Jinfang LIU
Finance and Economics School of Hunan University of Technology, Zhuzhou, China
- R. Sophia Porchelvi
Department of Mathematics, ADM College for Women (Autonomous),
Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu, India.
- K. Sathya
Department of Mathematics, Poompuhar College (Autonomous),
Melaiyur, Tamilnadu, India.
- R. Irene Hepzibah
Department of Mathematics, AVC College of Engineering,
Mayiladuthurai, Tamilnadu, India.