A great scam brought to us by a computer science professor from University of Georgia, USA
Latest news: In 2014, the well-known fake conference organizer, Hamid Arabnia, has started another bogus conference "International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI)" and its website is here . The venue of this fake conference is also Las Vegas. More conferences means more money from registration fee: Hamid Arabnia's hunger for money is worse than the hunger of a Fat Pig.
A large version, including open challenge and copies of the actual published fake papers of WORLDCOMP, is available here and here
A relatively small version, including the copies of the actual published bogus papers of WORLDCOMP, is available here
An interesting blog on the sham conference organizer's activities, including the Anti-Christmas Greetings Campaign, is available here
DBLP has discontinued indexing all the conferences of WORLDCOMP since 2010. Click here and here and here and here and here … for samples. Hamid Arabnia never argued with DBLP on this matter because WORLDCOMP is fake and he knows that cannot fool DBLP people.
Comments of Dr. John R. Levine (a well-known scientist with a Ph.D. in computer science from Yale University, USA) about the scandal are available here (he received telephone threats from Ashu Solo , who is WORLDCOMP's publicity Chair and a close friend of Hamid Arabnia).
Feedback from a German professor, who unknowingly published a paper in the fake conference WORLDCOMP, is available here (he also received email threats from unknown sources for his twitter comments)
The fake conference organizer, Hamid Arabnia, filed and lost a lawsuit against a Las Vegas professor accusing him of defaming/criticizing WORLDCOMP. Click here or here for details. Hamid Arabnia never explained why he lost that lawsuit.
The counterfeit conference organizer, Hamid Arabnia, has appeared in a newspaper claiming him a victim of cyber-attack (similar to a bandit claiming him as a victim of a honest police). Details are available here In addition, Hamid Arabnia convinced some of his close friends and some corrupt editors (who received money from Hamid Arabnia) and published some articles, for example, the article , projecting Hamid Arabnia as a victim of cyber bullying. Hamid Arabnia is using these articles to get sympathy and trust of the researchers and to counter his critiques. However, he is completely silent on the open challenges (see above).
More details on the fake conference WORLDCOMP are available here
More details on the fake conference CSCI are available here
Hamid Arabnia is THE KING OF FAKE!
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