Retraction: Using artificial neural network for forward kinematic problem of under-constrained cable robots
Mohammad Heidari1 , Seyed Mohammad Reza Faritus2 , Stanford Shateyi3
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aligudarz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Aligudarz, Iran
2Faculty of Engineering, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran
3Department of Mathematics, University of Venda, P. Bag X5050, Thohoyandou, 0950, South Africa
Journal of Vibroengineering, Vol. 20, Issue 7, 2018, p. 2781-2781.
Accepted 25 October 2018; published 15 November 2018
The description of the retraction
Retraction Date: October 28, 2018
Retraction Requested By: Editor in Chief and the Publisher
Retraction Type: Plagiarism
This paper is retracted because it is partially translated from the thesis published in 2017 (listed below) without any permission from authors, or even citing the reference.
Aﬂakiyan Ali Dynamic Identification and Control of a Cable Suspended Parallel Robot for Object Tracking Purpose Via Image Processing. Master Thesis of Science in Mechatronics. Supervisors: Dr. Mehdi Tale Masouleh, Dr. Ahmad Kalhor. University of Tehran, Faculty of New Science and Technology, February 2017, (in Persian).
The Publisher has checked the retracted paper for similarity issues using plagiarism detection software, however the mentioned reference was not listed in the similarity report due to the obvious reasons. The similarity issues were raised by one of the supervisor of the thesis.
Considering recommendations from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) this case was clarified as plagiarism.