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Fake/Bogus Conferences: Their Features and Some Subtle Ways to Differentiate Them from Real Ones

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The main objective of the present paper is to introduce some features of fake/bogus conferences and some viable approaches to differentiate them from the real ones. These fake/bogus conferences introduce themselves as international conferences, which are multidisciplinary and indexed in major scientific digital libraries. Furthermore, most of the fake/bogus conference holders offer publishing the accepted papers in ISI journals and use other techniques in their advertisement e-mails.

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Asadi, A., Rahbar, N., Rezvani, M.J. et al. Fake/Bogus Conferences: Their Features and Some Subtle Ways to Differentiate Them from Real Ones. Sci Eng Ethics 24, 779–784 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9906-2

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