FB Publishers: Fake (no real review) and Brigandish (high publication fees) Publishers

The real list of FB Publishers: Fake (no real review) and Brigandish (high publication fees) Publishers :
Springer, IEEE, Elsevier, WorldScientific, AIP, Hindawi


Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Concordia University in Montreal dismissed Adjunct Professor Petre Dini, owner of IARIA

Concordia University in Montreal dismissed Adjunct Petre Dini, owner of IARIA as one anonymous commentor says here http://fakeconferences.blogspot.com/2014/10/what-is-reliability-of-isi-itself.html#comment-form
It is true. I try to find the name Petre Dini in the web pages of Concordia University in Montreal but I did not find anything
His name was in this page
http://www.concordia.ca/encs/computer-science-software-engineering.html
but now it is not.

Saturday, 11 October 2014

What is the Reliability of ISI itself adding and removing journals from its indexing data base every month?

What is the Reliability of ISI itself adding and removing journals from its indexing data base every month?

Read this story: 
http://fakeconferences.blogspot.com/2014/10/100-journals-of-pseudo-publisher.html

100 Journals of the Pseudo-Publisher Hindawi lost their ISI Indexing and lost their Impact Factor. Why Hindawi Journals are fake independently on their Indexing

100 Journals of the Pseudo-Publisher Hindawi lost their ISI Indexing and lost their Impact Factor.

INDEXING OF HINDAWI in July 4, 2014
https://web.archive.org/web/20140704195531/http://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/ai/

INDEXING of Hindawi now:
http://www.hindawi.com/ai/science.citation.index.expanded/


As you can see, Hindawi lost these Journals from ISI and ISI removed the Impact Factor of these journals.  

1) Journal of Applied Mathematics 
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jam/

2) Abstract and Applied Analysis
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/aaa/

3) 98 journals inside The Scientific World Journal which is a collection of 98 separate journals
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/contents/

Totally Hindawi lost 100 (1+1+98) Journals from ISI
A big damage for their revenue and their profits. 
In these journals Hindawi asks 1200 -1600 USD to publish your "paper". A vanity press!


Why Hindawi Journals are fake independently on their Indexing 
1) Hindawi Journals do not have editor-in-chief

2) They don't have peer review

The review is quite skin and not real

3) A secretariat, usually a person without Ph.D. decides the acceptance of the papers


4) 
They demand a lot of money for rapid publication (Gold Pay-and-Publish Model)

5) They have accepted several  Garbage, SciGen (machine generated) articles.

6) Hindawi has bribed many indexes in the past


Will Hindawi return the money to authors that believed that these Journals are indexed in ISI and did pay for an ISI publication? 


Sunday, 28 September 2014

University of Minnesota: Would IEEE really sponsor a fake scientific conference?

University of Minnesota in one of its web pages writes:

Would IEEE really sponsor a fake scientific conference? Check it yourself here

http://blog.lib.umn.edu/denis036/thisweekinevolution/2011/07/would_ieee_really_sponsor_a_fa.html

Would IEEE really sponsor a fake scientific conference?

University of Minnesota writes:

The email was typical fake-scientific-conference-in-China spam: "we courteously invite you to deliver a Plenary Speech" as a "leading authority" in a field where I have no expertise. I've gotten several of these from "BIT Life Sciences."
This time, though, IEEE, a (formerly?) respectable engineering organization, was listed as a sponsor. I assumed the scam was using IEEE's name without permission, but the "6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering " is actually listed on the IEEE web site. Apparently, IEEE has been involved in many fake conferences, which have, for example, accepted papers that are computer-generated garbage. Sad.
Not all conferences in China are fake -- I went to one a few years ago that was excellent, and am scheduled to speak at another -- and fake conferences are presumably held in other countries as well. China does seem to be afflicted with more than its share, though. Maybe it's harder to sue there, or something.
UPDATE -- someone left a comment with links to a blog suggesting that IEEE sponsors many fake conferences. Unfortunately, I had to delete the comment, because it linked to a blog attributing my concerns to "The University of Minnesota." The views presented here are my own, and not official positions of the university.

Comments


Don't jump to the conclusion so quickly that China seems to be afflicted with more than its share. The "problem" is caused by few people.
BIT Life Sciences is a private company and it is not associated to any scientific organization or research institute in China. It is doing the business! If you don't like it, set up your spam filter to get rid of its e-mails.
I did a quick search of Chinese web pages and found no negative comments with BIT Life Science. Instead, SCIRP is currently at the center of controversy. SCIRP publishes many online-only journals and also organizes conferences (some with IEEE involved!). If you look at its website (www.scirp.org), you will find out that it is a company registered in the US. But physically it is located in China. If they publish printed journal articles without registration in China, it would be certainly illegible. However, for online publication, and especially when a foreign company is involved, there are some complexities in term of regulation.

Dr. Zhang,
Thanks for your comments. All of the inappropriate (i.e., random) speaking invitations I've gotten recently have been for meetings in China. But, as you suggest, none of them have been sponsored by Chinese research institutes. So these scams don't reflect badly on legitimate Chinese scientists or their institutions.

I am surprised that so many scientist are obsessed with the number of publications, maybe those organizations took advantage of this to make illegal money!

A conference is an awfully weird thing to fake. Very few people actually pay attention to those!

Yes I don't know how you can fake a conference.

Yes, IEEE sponsors several conferences. Some of them (with tha name and the logo of IEEE in the book) are really fake. These IEEE conferences have published many SCIgen Fake papers!!!

The IEEE did not give the registration back to a disabled person. Read more:
http://www.qualityofconferences.com/2011/12/ieee-refused-to-give-money-back-in.html

I do not understand what "fake conference" could mean. Papers are submitted, and actually presented. Then there is an hefty amount of money to pay to have the thing published in Xplore.
To me, that is not fake. IEEE is just proven to be a pathetic place that lives on its remaining reputation to get some dough, but this is not a rip-off. At most it is just largely below academic standards.

I do not agree with the previous commentor.
One more example is the IEEE fake conference
http://www.icmtconf.org/2012/

They claim that they have:
"Review duration: 15-20 days after submission"
Check it http://www.icmtconf.org/2012/
How can a serious conference with hundred of papers to make review of all these papers within 15 days?
Our conclusion that seems to be the standard for the majority of IEEE is:
The IEEE conferences do not have any review. They work only for money
Google: IEEE fake papers
or IEEE Junk Conferences or IEEE bogus or IEEE scam

Fake IEEE MED conferences:
These conferences are organized by the "Mediterranean Control Association"
However, this "Association" is a Company based in USA by a Greek Professor.
We sent them two papers describing the equipment of our laboratory.
We copied the manual of Inverted Pendulum and we got the acceptance letter after
some days. So, for sure include in your fake conferences list the
Fake IEEE MED conferences

All the IEEE Conferences (organized by IEEE itselfor sponsored or co-sponsored or technically cosponsored by IEEE) are fake, junk, garbage, bogus, scam conferences.
Some of these conferences run only in the 1st or the 1st and 2nd day only and then they close. Obviously they try to save money from their hotel financial obligations.
IEEE, ACM, ASME and SIAM Conferences evaluate only the Abstract of the papers, even for the conferences that they claim evaluation on the full text.
So, IEEE, ACM, ASME, SIAM, WORLDCOMP etc...
have numerous times accepted and published SCIgen (automatically generated texts). Only for the IEEE, the Central Administration of IEEE found 1100 Conferences with fake, SCIgen papers.
Try yourself googling:
IEEE bogus
ASME bogus
SIAM bogus
ACM bogus
or visit
http://fakeconferences.blogspot.gr/2012/04/4-new-denouncements-for-fake-scam-ieee.html

I participated in many IEEE Conferences in Malaysia and Singapore. I published 8 common papers and I had never received any comment, any remark, any question from IEEE, except sometime in 2011, that I got some minor remark about the format of my paper. These IEEE Conferences in Malaysia and Singapore are of dubious quality and maybe they are good schemes for making money for their organizers. We call them bogus, fake.
Dr Suhaidi Hassan
SOURCE:
http://blog.lib.umn.edu/denis036/thisweekinevolution/2011/07/would_ieee_really_sponsor_a_fa.html

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Complaints and Reports for Fake Review in Hindawi Journals (They Publish also Fake Conference Proceedings)

Complaints and Reports for Fake Review in Hindawi Journals (They Publish also Fake Conference Proceedings)

In the Blog
we read: 
Hindawi journals are fake journals of the worst kind. They do not have Editor-in-Chief. Secretariats (some girls in Egypt) are authorized to review papers.
They have a fake address in USA to cheat people. Do not trust Hindawi. They have retract many papers. Hindawi is really a junk publisher. Hindawi also accept very easily rejected papers from conferences. Stay away from this academic-commercial house: Hindawi. It is fake and bogus.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

More fake-scientific-conference spam from BIT Life Sciences

More fake-scientific-conference spam from BIT Life Sciences

Would you pay to go to a fake "scientific conference" in China where speakers were invited at random? What if the scientists they list as speakers hadn't actually agreed to speak? That seems to be the business model of BIT Life Sciences. For example, "Knut Buttnase" got invited to chair a session based on an abstract and CV that were obviously fake.
They're getting more sophisticated, though. They're still inviting me to speak on topics I know nothing about -- "Fungal Bioenergy", most recently -- but their software now inserts the title of a recent paper into the email. 
"Since we have learnt that you are making valuable contributions to INSERT TITLE HERE, your unique inspirational message will be the perfect way to kick off the congress."
I guess the idea is that, if 5% of the people they email have some connection to the conference topic, some of those people will be fooled into signing up. But that might not work, for people who have already received lots of spam from them. Also, anyone who Googles "BIT Life Sciences" would hesitate to send them money. So I predict that their next move will be to change their name.
They are listing some real scientists as speakers. Apparently they've done that in the past, without bothering to make sure the claimed speakers were in the right field. The speakers they're listing now look OK, but the one I checked with emails that:
"I didn't agree to speak, after they invited me I declined citing lack of funds to justify such a trip and they offered to waive the conference fee [maybe they get kickbacks from the hotel? -- Ford] only so I said no. I guess I should ask them to take my name of their list."
I'll update this post if they actually remove his name. If not, they're not only spammers, but guilty of fraud.

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Thursday, 28 August 2014

Do IASTED Fake Conferences terminate in 2014? SCIRP and IEEE Conferences are absolutely fake, bogus and unethical. See why: http://www.jjj.de/fake-conf.html

Do IASTED Fake Conferences terminate in 2014?

IASTED has not announced new conferences in 2015
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/
Did the entire scholars' outcry and our strong protests stop the bogus IASTED Activities? Maybe yes.
Other fake conferences are the conferences of ENGII or SCIRP www.engii.org
SCIRP and IEEE Conferences are absolutely fake, bogus and unethical. See why:
http://www.jjj.de/fake-conf.html


Fake conferences and junk journals, BEWARE!


Updates, 2013-November-24

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The junk journal
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This conferences has no scientific merit and its only purpose is making money.
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spectrometry data, Exploration and

     visualization of proteomic data, Data models and integration for
proteomics and genomics,
     Querying and retrieval of proteomics and genomics data etc.

*__*

*_Journal Publication_*: Authors of selected papers in BICoB-2014 will
be invited to submit extended version of their papers for possible
publication in the Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
(JBCB) or International Journal for Computers and Applications IJCA.
 (Special issue for BICOB-2014).

*__*

*_Important Dates:
_* Full paper Submission
............................................................ November
30, 2013
   Notification of Acceptance
.................................................... December 30, 2013
   Pre-registration and Camera-ready paper
................................. January 20, 2014

*Paper submission
site:*https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bicob2014

    If you encounter any difficulties during submission or if you
require further information, please contact:

hisham@uhcl.edu ; fahad.saeed@nih.gov
 ; _nurit.haspel@umb.edu
;_


*_Conference Organizing Committee:_*

George Karypis

University of Minnesota, USA

+1 (612) 626-7524 +1

Karypis@cs.umn.edu

Hisham Al-Mubaid

University of Houston, Clear Lake, USA

+1 (281) 283-3802

hisham@uhcl.edu 

Fahad Saeed

NHLBI, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

+1 (301) 402-4720

fahad.saeed@nih.gov 

Bhaskar DasGupta

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

+1 (312) 355-1319

Dasgupta@cs.uic.edu 

Nurit Haspel

UMass -Boston, USA

+1 (617) 287-6414

nurit.haspel@umb.edu 

********************************************************************
/*** We apologize if you receive multiple copies of this CFP ***
********************************************************************/
I most certainly received multiple copies of that one.

News as of 2012-May-01

From the excellent blog "Copy, Shake, and Paste" by Debora Weber-Wulff: IEEE removes conference proceedings from archives [link broken].

Copies of the spam

Copies of spam emails that advertise fake conferences. These conferences have no scientific merit and their only purpose is making money. Check http://diehimmelistschoen.blogspot.com/ for the quality of the proceedings of a typical spamvertized conference. I will add more spam as arriving. (Update 2012-May-01: I do not seem to receive these messages any more)

    Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 00:18:43 +0800
    From: "itap2010@gmail.com" 
    To: [my-adr]
    Subject: Ei and ISTP indexed iTAP(Internet Tech.& Appl.)2010 CFP

    ===================================================================
    The International Conference on Internet Technology and Applications (iTAP2010)
      [some garbage characters]
    CALL FOR PAPERS
    http://www.itapconf.org/2010
    August 20~22,  2010,  Wuhan,   China
    ===================================================================
    The International Conference on Internet Technology and Applications (iTAP
    2010) will be held from August 20-22, 2010 in Wuhan, China. This conference is
    co-sponsored by Wuhan University of Technology and IEEE. The conference
    proceedings will be published by IEEE. All papers accepted will be indexed by
    Ei and ISTP.

    [two lines of mostly garbage characters]

    For more information about this conference,
    please visit contact: http://www.itapconf.org/2010
    or contact:itap@scirp.org

    This message was sent to [my-adr].
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Note it appears that the IEEE is indeed involved in this one. The From: line is forged, the mail was sent from the domain gremail.org (mail.gremail.org [59.173.12.80]). The whois information of both itapconf.org and gremail.org mostly coincide (only itapconf.org shown here):
% whois itapconf.org
Sponsoring Registrar:Hichina Zhicheng Technology Limited (R1373-LROR)
Status:TRANSFER PROHIBITED
Registrant ID:hc730536426-cn
Registrant Name:wuhandaxuegaokejiyanjiuyufazhanzhongxin wuhandaxuegaokejiyanjiuyufazhanzhongxin
Registrant Organization:wuhandaxuegaokejiyanjiuyufazhanzhongxin
Registrant Street1:wuhanshiwuchangquluyinghuadaxia1102shi
Registrant Street2:
Registrant Street3:
Registrant City:hubei
Registrant State/Province:Hubei
Registrant Postal Code:430000
Registrant Country:CN
Registrant Phone:+86.2787870535
Registrant Phone Ext.:
Registrant FAX:+86.2787870535
Registrant FAX Ext.:
Registrant Email:tlnoriko@163.com
The website given in the mail is hosted on
% host www.itapconf.org
www.itapconf.org has address 59.173.12.101
Received identical spam again at 2009-September-18.

    Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 01:22:43 +0800
    From: "ebm2010@21cn.com" 
    To: [my-adr]
    Subject: ISTP [Chinese characters]

    ===================================================================
    International Conference on Engineering and Business Management (EBM 2010)
    (ISTP indexed)
    CALL FOR PAPERS
    http://www.scirp.org/conf/ebm
    March 24~26, 2010, Chengdu, China
    ===================================================================
    This conference is co-sponsored by Sichuan University, James Madison University
    and Scientific Research Publishing. The conference proceedings will be
    published by Scientific Research Publishing, and all papers accepted will be
    indexed by ISTP.

    The submitted papers can be written in Chinese or English, but the title,
    abstract and references should be in English. For more information about this
    conference, please visit: http://www.scirp.org/conf/ebm or contact:
    ebm@scirp.org

    This message was sent to [my-adr].
    Unsubscribe at any time by clicking here .
    You can edit your personal information by clicking here.
The From: line is forged. Spam sent from the same host as first sample (mail.gremail.org [59.173.12.80]).
% whois scirp.org
Sponsoring Registrar:Beijing Innovative Linkage Technology Ltd. (R1292-LROR)
Status:CLIENT TRANSFER PROHIBITED
Registrant ID:CTD7SXWK68BJQRM
Registrant Name:Wang hui
Registrant Organization:Wuhan da xue gao ke ji yan jiu yu fa zhan
Registrant Street1:wuhan
Registrant Street2:
Registrant Street3:
Registrant City:Wuhan
Registrant State/Province:HB
Registrant Postal Code:430074
Registrant Country:CN
Registrant Phone:+86.2787498031
Registrant Phone Ext.:
Registrant FAX:+86.2787801099
Registrant FAX Ext.:
Registrant Email:ywtj2008@jetsum.net
The website given in the mail is hosted on the very same IP as www.itapconf.org (what a coincidence!):
% host www.scirp.org
www.scirp.org has address 59.173.12.101

    Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 21:35:06 +0800
    From: "appeec@gmail.com" 
    To: [my-adr]
    Subject: Power and Energy Engineering Conf. CFP (Ei & ISTP Indexed)

    Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conf. (APPEEC 2010)        EI & ISTP
    Indexed
    ========================================================================
    Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2010)
    CALL FOR PAPERS
    Submission Deadline: Sept. 30, 2009
    http://www.scirp.org/conf/appeec2010
    Chengdu, China March 28-31, 2010
    =========================================================================

    This conference is sponsored by IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), Sichuan
    University, Chongqing University, State Grid of China and Wuhan University. The
    proceedings will be published by IEEE, all papers accepted will be indexed by
    EI and ISTP. The technical areas to be covered:

      o Power Generation - Conventional and Renewable
      o Power Transmission and Distribution
      o Power System Management
      o Smart Grid

    For more information about this conference, please contact: appeec@scirp.org
    Journal Highlights
    Energy and Power Engineering(EPE)
    ISSN: 1949-243X (Print)      1949-3818 (Online)
    EPE free online access: http://www.scirp.org/journal/epe
    Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications (JEMAA)
    ISSN: 1942-0730 (Print)      1942-0749 (Online)
    JEMAA free online access: http://www.scirp.org/journal/jemaa

    This message was sent to [my-adr].
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The From: line is forged. Spam sent from the same host as first sample (mail.gremail.org [59.173.12.80]). The spamvertized website (same domain as last entry) shows the IEEE and the IEEE PES (Power & Energy Society) logos.

Note: the site http://www.scirp.org/conference/ (not linked) conveniently lists all fake conferences above.

New spam for APPECC:
    Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 12:54:59 +0800
    From: "appeec@tom.com" 
    To: [my-adr]
    Subject: APPEEC Submission Deadline Extended to Nov. 8, 2009

    The submission deadline for the 2nd APPEEC (Asia-Pacific Power and Energy
    Conference) has been extended to Nov. 8, 2009.
    ==================================================================
    Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2010)
    CALL FOR PAPERS
    http://www.scirp.org/conf/appeec2010
    Chengdu, China     March 28-31, 2010
    ==================================================================
    This conference is sponsored by IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), State Grid
    of China, Sichuan University, Chongqing University and Wuhan University.
    All papers accepted will be indexed by Ei Compendex and ISTP.
    This conference will be held in Chengdu where "The Land of Abundance" is
    located.
    The technical areas to be covered in this conference include:

      o Power Generation - Conventional and Renewable
      o Power Transmission and Distribution
      o Power System Management
      o Smart Grid

    Full papers will be due by Nov. 8, 2009.
    For more information, please contact: appeec@scirp.org.
    APPEEC 2010 Organizing Committee

    This message was sent to [my-adr].
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The From: line is forged. Spam sent from the same host as first sample (mail.gremail.org [59.173.12.80]).

Spam for WiCOM 2010:
    Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 19:09:30 +0800
    From: "wicom2010@sohu.com" 
    To: [my-adr]
    Subject: WiCOM2010 CFP (Ei & ISTP Indexed)

    Conference Highlights
    The 6th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and
    Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2010)                   Ei & ISTP Indexed
    9/23~25,2010    Chengdu China         Submission Deadline : Feb.28, 2010
    ==============================================================
    The 6th International Conference on Wireless Communications,
    Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2010)
    CALL FOR PAPERS
    http://www.wicom-meeting.org/2010
    Chengdu, China          September 23-25, 2010
    ==============================================================
    The 6th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and
    Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2010) will be held from Sept. 23 to 25, 2010 in
    Chengdu, China. All accepted papers in WiCOM 2010 will be indexed by Ei
    Compendex and ISTP.
    The technical areas to be covered in this conference include:

      o Wireless Communications
      o Network Technologies
      o Services and Application

    The deadline of full paper submission is Feb. 28, 2010.
    For more information about this conference, please contact: wicom@scirp.org
    Journal Highlights
    Journal of Geographic Information System (JGIS)
    ISSN: 2151-1950 (Print)      2151-1969 (Online)
    JGIS free online access: http://www.scirp.org/journal/jgis
    Positioning (POS)
    ISSN: 2150-850X (Print)      2150-8526 (Online)
    POS free online access: http://www.scirp.org/journal/Positioning
    Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications (JILSA)
    ISSN: 2150-8402 (Print)      2150-8410 (Online)
    JILSA free online access: http://www.scirp.org/journal/jilsa

    This message was sent to [my-adr].
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The From: line is forged. Spam sent from the same host as first sample (mail.gremail.org [59.173.12.80]).
Take a look at the junk journals advertized, lovely! The full list of their "journals" appears at http://www.scirp.org/journal/ (not linked).

    Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 22:32:11 +0800
    From: "itap2010@163.com" 
    To: [my-adr]
    Subject: Ei and ISTP Indexed iTAP(Internet Tech.&APPL.)2010 CFP

    ===================================================================
    The International Conference on Internet Technology and Applications (iTAP2010)
    [itap1]
    CALL FOR PAPERS
    http://www.itapconf.org/2010
    August 20~22,  2010,  Wuhan,   China
    ===================================================================
    The International Conference on Internet Technology and Applications (iTAP
    2010) will be held from August 20-22, 2010 in Wuhan, China. This conference is
    co-sponsored by Wuhan University of Technology and IEEE. The conference
    proceedings will be published by IEEE. All papers accepted will be indexed by
    Ei and ISTP.
    [itap2]
    For more information about this conference,
    please visit contact: http://www.itapconf.org/2010
    or contact:itap@scirp.org

    This message was sent to [my-adr].
    Unsubscribe at any time by clicking here .
    You can edit your personal information by clicking here.
The From: line is forged. Spam sent from the same host as first sample (mail.gremail.org [59.173.12.80]).

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