Detecting cheating in written medical examinationsBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1509-b (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1509
Self regulation may be way forward
- Suneel Bhat (firstname.lastname@example.org), pre-medical student
- Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
EDITOR—McManus et al suggest a promising initial step towards identifying occurrences of potential academic dishonesty.1 A computer program, however, should not be seen as the final decision or a solution to the problem, although it is an effective tool.
Objections may be raised to the purely statistical and circumstantial nature of …