An Approach for Plagiarism Detection in Learning Resources

  • Tran Thanh DienEmail author
  • Huynh Ngoc Han
  • Nguyen Thai-Nghe
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11814)


Plagiarism detection problem has been taken into account both individuals and organizations. This problem can be used to detect the copy of documents, e.g., publications, books, theses, and more. There are many approaches that have been proposed for plagiarism detection and they work well for English. Different countries may use different languages, thus, natural language processing (e.g. processing of acute accent, circumflex accent, etc.) as well as semantic or order of the words are still challenging. This work proposes an approach for plagiarism detection, especially for Vietnamese documents in learning/researching resources. The input data were pre-processed, extracted, vectorized and represented in term of TF-IDF. Then, Cosine similarity and word-order similarity of the documents are computed. Finally, an ensemble of these similarities is combined. Experimental results on a Vietnamese journal dataset show that the proposed approach is feasibility.


Plagiarism detection Cosine similarity Word-order similarity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tran Thanh Dien
    • 1
    Email author
  • Huynh Ngoc Han
    • 1
  • Nguyen Thai-Nghe
    • 1
  1. 1.Can Tho UniversityCan Tho CityVietnam

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