A CASE OF PLAGIARISM (Case No. 06102012)
Dr. Graeme Fairweather the Executive Editor of "Mathematical Reviews" pointed out a plagiarism in a paper published in Journal of Applied Sciences Volume 12 Number 2, 186-190, 2012.
On the receipt of Dr. Graeme Fairweathers letter, the case forwarded to the Ethics Committee of the Science Alert. As per the report of the Ethics Committee, article entitled "On Modified Thermohaline Magnetoconvection-A Characterization Theorem" authored by Hari Mohan from Department of Mathematics, ICDEOL, Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill Shimla-171005, India published in Journal of Applied Sciences Sciences Volume 12 Number 2, 186-190, 2012, contains substantial sections of text that have been taken verbatim from his own earlier publication without clear and unambiguous attribution.
Science Alert considers misappropriation of intellectual property and duplication of text from other authors or publications without clear and unambiguous attribution totally unacceptable.
Plagiarism is a violation of copyright and a serious breach of scientific ethics. The Editors and Publisher have agreed to officially retract this article.
Science Alert is highly thankful Dr. Graeme Fairweather the Executive Editor of "Mathematical Reviews", for pointing out this plagiarism.
Detail of article from which text has been copied by Hari Mohan:
Hari Mohan, 2011. A Characterization Theorem In Hydromagnetic Modified Thermohaline
Convection Problem Of Sterns Type, 56: 33-44, 2011.
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