[Agda] WORLDCOMP: World’s Biggest Bogus Conference is Back Again

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Tue Jan 15 21:48:30 CET 2013

WORLDCOMP: World’s Biggest Bogus Conference is Back Again

An in-depth investigation on the world’s biggest fake conference, WORLDCOMP http://www.world-academy-of-science.org  organized by the University of Georgia (USA) computer science Professor, Hamid Arabnia  http://www.cs.uga.edu/~hra   is available at the websites: 




The investigation concluded that Hamid Arabnia made TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars by cheating the researchers using the bogus conference WORLDCOMP. He run this scam for more than a decade, he accepted and published fake research papers, he brought “paid keynote speakers” as baits, his program committee members never reviewed papers, etc. The website(s) has open challenge to WORLDCOMP and Hamid Arabnia.

If the previous link(s) didn’t work for any reason, visit the following links to see comments from some researchers on WORLDCOMP: 

http://compilers.iecc.com/comparch/article/11-01-119  written by Dr.John R. Levine,  http://www.johnlevine.com  a well-known scientist with a Ph.D. in computer science from Yale University, USA

https://lists.ccs.neu.edu/pipermail/bionlp/2012-March/002648.html  written by Dr.Bob Futrelle, http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/futrelle an Emeritus Professor from Northeastern University, USA

https://lists.ccs.neu.edu/pipermail/bionlp/2012-March/002662.html written by Dr.Mark A. Mandel, http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/About/Staff  a researcher from University of Pennsylvania, USA.

https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=evolutionary-computing;b4f885d0.1203 written by Dr.Ivan Jordanov,  http://jordanoi.myweb.port.ac.uk  a professor from the University of Portsmouth, UK.

http://drtomcrick.com/2012/04/18/pretend-publications-and-counterfeit-conferences (written by Dr.Tom Crick, http://www3.uwic.ac.uk/English/Cardiff-School-of-Management/Our-Staff/Pages/Tom-Crick.aspx a professor from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

http://blog.prof.so/2012/04/pretend-publication.html (search for the word WORLDCOMP in it) (written by Dr. Anthony Finkelstein, http://www0.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/a.finkelstein, professor of Software Systems Engineering & Dean of Engineering Sciences at University College London, UK.

http://fakeconference.blogspot.com/2012/04/worldcomp-started-with-ieee-support.html  and also the first comment written by Prof.Reda Alhajj.

http://fakejournals.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-big-bogus-conference-of-hamid.html  written by Joanna Carpenter.

or search the internet using the words worldcomp fake  or Hamid Arabnia fake  or worldcomp bogus or Hamid Arabnia bogus or Hamid Arabnia scam or any suitable keywords.

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