Automatic Paper Generator
A group of MIT students wrote a computer program
capable of creating "random Computer Science research papers, including graphs, figures, and citations."
They then used this program to create a paper that they submitted to an academic conference: the World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, which sounds like a thrill a minute. The paper was accepted
, which isn't really surprising since as the students point out conferences such as this are really 'fake' conferences "with no quality standards, which exist only to make money."
The students hope to travel down to the conference (if they're still allowed to attend) and deliver a "completely randomly-generated talk
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