Assorted links (data fraud edition)

Is there a correlation between “Big Data” and the level of fraud? Following up on our previous post on Facebook’s false ad metrics, below are some links on the growing problem of data fraud:

  1. Fabrication in survey data” (Mike Spagot)
  2. The best of retractions” (Retraction Watch)
  3. Data analysis techniques for fraud detection” (Wikipedia)
  4. Research fraud as tort” (Science)
  5. Legal liability for data fraud” (Statistical Journal of the IAOS; ungated version here)
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