Stinging the Predators: A collection of papers that should never have been published

2018-10-30T15:11:43Z (GMT) by Zen Faulkes
This ebook collects academic papers and conference abstracts that were meant to be so terrible that nobody in their right mind would publish them. All were submitted to journals and conferences to expose weak or non-existent peer review and other exploitative practices. Each paper has a brief introduction. Short essays round out the collection.<br><br>273 pages (version 8.3).<br><br>Version 1.0 released 26 July 2017.<br>Version 2.0 released 28 July 2017 (two new entries).<br>Version 3.0 released 31 July 2017 (two new entries).<br>Version 3.1 released 7 August 2017 (error corrected).<br>Version 4.0 released 16 February 2018 (one new entry).<br><div>Version 4.1 released 16 February 2018 (journal PDF replaced copied text).</div><div>Version 5.0 released 4 July 2018 (one new entry).</div><div>Version 6.0 released 26 July 2018 (one new entry).</div><div>Version 6.1 released 28 July 2018 (journal PDF replaced copied text).</div><div>Version 7.0 released 29 September 2018 (one new entry).</div><div>Version 8.0 released 3 October 2018 (one new entry with featuring three new papers).</div><div>Version 8.1 released 4 October 2018 (one new paper added associated with v 8.0 entry; PDF bookmarks fixed).</div><div>Version 8.2 released 7 October 2018 (expanded introduction associated with v 8.0 entry).</div><div>Version 8.3 released 30 October 2018 (expanded introduction associated with v 8.0 entry; minor addition to earlier entries).</div>