The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2008: §3344
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|Recommended Citation: Abraham, S and G Milligan. Software Plagiarism in Undergraduate Programming Classes. In The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2008, v 25 (Phoenix): §3344. ISSN: 1542-7382.
Software Plagiarism in Undergraduate Programming Classes
In recent years software plagiarism became a big concern for many programming instructors. The goal of this paper is to give its reader a better understanding of software plagiarism in undergraduate programming classes, the extent in which plagiarism is used in undergraduate classes, various methods used by the students to plagiarize, and some deterrents used by institutions to combat the problem of plagiarism. The paper also discusses some consequences faced by the students for their plagiarism activity.
Keywords: Cryptomnesia, Ghost phenomenon, Intellectual property, Natural language plagiarism, Plagiarism, Plagiarism detection, Plagiarism detection software , Plagiarism deterrents, Plagiarism methods, Program specification, Program units, Software plagiarism
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