STATES CHRONICLE – The International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Physics has approved a meaningless study. Christophe Bartneck, who is a professor of computer science at the New Zealand’s University of Canterbury, has created a new feature for Apple’s Siri called Iris Pear. A lot of scientists are debating the choice of the conference’s committee. This study is conceptually produced by the autocomplete function of iOS. Why would high-class scientists allow the presentation of such a meaningless study?
The conference is meant to boost the knowledge of academic scientists around the world, sharing new theories and opinions. On October 20th, Dr. Bartneck was invited to start the needed research for the upcoming event which will discuss nuclear physics. He has no knowledge of the subject, but he chose to use the autocomplete tool to write his ironic paper.
Bartneck has argued that he started his article by writing keywords like “nuclear” or “atomic” and then pressed the autocomplete button to find the most intelligent suggestions. This is the way in which he managed to complete a paper which was supposed to be prestigious scientific one.
It is outrageous how this kind of paper could receive the submit invitation of a very respectable committee. The meaningless paper is full of scientific catchphrases, but they are void of content. The study is lacking fluency and is way off-topic, being basically unreadable.
After submitting his paper, he got an answer within three hours. His poor paper was accepted to be presented at the International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Physics. The only thing he needs to do now is to pay a fee of $1,099 for submitting his registration form. He will participate at the Atlanta Ga. convention as an academic speaker.
Dr. Bartneck has recently stated that he did not fill out the form because he did not want to waste his money on such a thing. He believes that this well-known conference does not seem to be a high-class one. Therefore, his so-called paper appeares to be a test for the conference committee.
A similar case happened back in 1996 when Alan Sokal, a physics professor at the New York University, has published a study called “Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity.” This was designed to analyze the political biases of the Social Text journal and also its intellectual robustness.
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