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Date: 2009-09-04 (11:30)
From: Stéphane Glondu <steph@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml clone detector
Andrej Bauer a écrit :
> As far as student plagiarism goes, we found out that for Java
> programs, you can pretty much detect frauds by erasing everything from
> the programs except parentheses ( ) { } and then comparing the
> remaining strings for editing distance. My explanation is that
> students who copy code don't want to spend much time on it. In order
> to chance the parenthesis they would have to understand the structure
> of the program, which they don't.

This reminds me of: