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Is it plagiarism if someone attends your talk and then writes a paper about your ideas?

The whole purpose of conferences and talks is to disseminate ideas and knowledge. In some sense, if you had published on the topic and someone else picked up the ideas and used them in a different ...
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Is it plagiarism if someone attends your talk and then writes a paper about your ideas?

It is plagiarism if they present your ideas as their own. If they give you credit in some way then it isn't plagiarism, even if it isn't very courteous. Plagiarism is about the proper attribution of ...
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Is it plagiarism if someone attends your talk and then writes a paper about your ideas?

The National Science Foundation Research Misconduct regulation defines plagiarism as the appropriation of another person’s ideas, processes, results or words without giving appropriate credit. I cite ...
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Is it plagiarism if someone attends your talk and then writes a paper about your ideas?

Reach out to them and ask them to cite your paper, as you suspect to be the source of one of their ideas. As you know their paper exists, you have to cite them as well. Less because it is their idea, ...
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