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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: An anti-plagiarism tool for GSoC Was: [pulse] A lab or an incubator?
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 15:12:03 GMT
Robert,
Thanks for a quick answer. I have read RAT's proposal, and I agree
that it is a right place to go. Do I understand correctly that you and
your project fellows are open to start this GSoC task? I'm open for
any form of collaboration, e.g. co-mentorship.

Wtih best regards, Alexei

P.S. Technically, it is ok to create the anti-plagiarism tool using
Java: Google provides Javi API. The next similarity is in heuristic
nature of comparison. Could you please provide a pointer how RAT
heuristics are kept in the code?

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Alexei Fedotov
> <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello folks,
>>
>> I want to know your opinion concerning the following matter. Recently
>> I asked if one knows a free anti-plagiarism for scanning my project
>> before an incubation. There was no answer if one knew.
>>
>> I think of suggesting this task for GSoC. One may use Google code
>> search for detecting suspicious comments and code constructs in new
>> contributions. The code search allows using of regular expressions,
>> which allows whitespace and variable name differences to be neglected
>> during comparison. What do you think?
>
> this is - i think - nearly in scope for RAT
>
> opinions?
>
> - robert
>
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С уважением,
Алексей Федотов,
http://people.apache.org/~aaf/

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