Cyril Labbé

Cyril Labbé received a PhD in Computer Science and a MS in Applied Mathematics from the University of Grenoble-Alpes. He is Professor in Computer Science and at the head of the Information Systems research team (Sigma-team) at the Grenoble Informatics Laboratory, France. His research interests include large scale data management and text analysis. His work on text-mining and automatic detection of bogus scientific paper has led to retract or withdraw several hundreds of computer science and biomedical publications.

He created the SCIgen detection software and the Seek&Blastn software, participated to the Problematic Paper Screener website, and created Ike Antkare, a fictitious scientist that had once (dixit Google Scholar) an astonishing h-index.