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

1Corresponding author

Journal of Vibroengineering, Vol. 20, Issue 7, 2018, p. 2781-2781. https://doi.org/10.21595/jve.2018.20336
Accepted 25 October 2018; published 15 November 2018

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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.