Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (grant 1 ORIIR180040-01-00)
Received: 2 July 2020
Accepted: 1 December 2020
First Online: 1 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: An application entitled, “Identifying and quantifying the level of questionable presentations at scientific meetings” was submitted to the Institutional Review Board at VCOM, IRB # 2019–009 on 2/7/2019. The board determined that this was not Human Subjects Research as it is currently defined.
: Not applicable. All authors consent to publish.
: Authors declare no competing interests. HRG is a founder and co-owner of Heliotext which provided text similarity software used in this project. Heliotext had no influence on this work, and was a collaborating entity in the grant mentioned below.