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Source code plagiarism detection approaches: a systematic literature review

Manahi, Mohammed and Sulaiman, Suriani and Awang Abu Bakar, Normi Sham and Nordin, Azlin and Ismail, Amelia Ritahani and Hassan, Raini (2020) Source code plagiarism detection approaches: a systematic literature review. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 12 (04 (Special Issue)). pp. 1575-1587. ISSN 1943-023X

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Abstract

Source code plagiarism is a widespread concern in academia as a consequence of students do commit this malpractice in programming assignments for an academic credit. Programming instructors carry out human inspection to expose plagiarized source codes. However, such manual inspection embodies laborious duty to accomplish adequate assessment to preserve academic integrity. Therefore, various researchers and practitioners in this field proposed approaches to detect suspicious source codes which comprise potential plagiarism activities. This research paper discusses source code plagiarism phenomenon amongst students in programming classes. More significantly, it conducts a systematic literature review of diverse detection approaches for source code plagiarism and their methodological classifications. The systematic literature in this work reviews forty studies of thirty-nine detection approaches that comprise of thirty-five detection approaches proposed in published research papers and four approaches sought out in theses.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 4615/86542
Uncontrolled Keywords: Source Code Similarity, Source Code, Plagiarism, Plagiarism Attacks, Source Code Plagiarism Detection, Systematic Literature Review
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology

Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Depositing User: Dr. Suriani Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2020 12:32
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2020 17:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/86542

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