I am submitting a paper to a computer science conference. In this paper I compare experimentally a method A (mine) with a method B (from other people).
I found the code for method B on git-hub by an anonymous author, and seems ok, with very few editing. Now, I have to upload the code I used for the experiments for review, and I don't know what to do with the code for method B:
- If I submit it as is, the reviewer may realize that I have taken it from an "untrusted" source, or being the author of the code, who knows.
- On the other hand it seems ridiculous to me to change the name of the functions and of the variables just to make the code "more mine".
Is there a prassi in this case?