Scientific conference falls for gibberish prank
(copied from http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200504/s1345732.htm) A bunch of computer-generated gibberish masquerading as an academic paper has
been accepted at a scientific conference in a victory for pranksters at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Jeremy Stribling said that he and two fellow MIT graduate students questioned
the standards of some academic conferences, so they wrote a computer program to
generate research papers complete with nonsensical text, charts and diagrams.
The trio submitted two of the randomly assembl...