Study on Extrinsic Text Plagiarism Detection Techniques and Tools

K. Vani, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University , Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore, India, Deepa Gupta, Department of Mathematics, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University , Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore, India
2016 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review  
The swift evolution of technology has facilitated the access of information through different means which has opened the doors to plagiarism. In today's world of technological outburst, plagiarism is aggravating and has become a serious concern in academia, research and many other fields. To curb this intellectual theft and to ensure academic integrity, efficient software systems to detect them are in urgent need. In this paper, a study on plagiarism is done with the focus on extrinsic text
more » ... extrinsic text plagiarism detection, which is a fast emerging research area in this domain. The different extrinsic detection techniques and the methodologies involved are reviewed based on the current state of art. Further an overview of some of the available detection software tools, their features and detection efficiency is discussed with some of the output demos. The paper also throws light on the popular PAN competition, which is conducted yearly since 2009 in plagiarism domain and the major tasks involved in it. Further it attempts to identify the problems existing in available tools and the research gaps where immense explorations can be done.
doi:10.25103/jestr.095.02 fatcat:bdkkhdxfonbwnfztri4npt3vz4