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Mathieu Plourde

£1.3 billion Turnitin sale spotlights intellectual property fears - 0 views

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    "The $1.8 billion (£1.3 billion) sale of Turnitin has highlighted the growing power of the company that produces plagiarism-checking software used in universities across the globe, and raised questions about its business model."
Mathieu Plourde

Turnitin faces new questions about efficacy of plagiarism detection software - 0 views

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    "As UT-Austin recently replaced its learning management system, it also needed to replace its plagiarism detection software. Schorn therefore conducted the Turnitin test again this March. Out of a total of 37 sources, the software fully identified 15, partially identified six and missed 16. That test featured some word deletions and sentence reshuffling -- common tricks students use to cover up plagiarism."
Mathieu Plourde

Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software - 0 views

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    "Students are heading back to campus. And when they finish writing that first paper of the year, a growing number will have to do something their parents never did: run their work through anti-plagiarism software. One company behind it is called Turnitin. And the database it uses to screen for potential plagiarism is big. Really, really big."
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