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Felix edited this page Jan 23, 2017 · 1 revision

Welcome to the Guttenberg wiki!

What is Guttenberg?

Guttenberg is a bot that searches for plagiarism on Stack Overflow

How does it work?

Every 60 seconds, Guttenberg fetches the most recent answers (the "targets") on Stack Overflow. For each of these answers, possibly related posts (for example answers to related questions) are collected. Each related post will be compared with the "target" and the Jaro-Winkler distance will be calculated. If one of the comparison reaches a certain score, a message like this will be posted in chat:

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