Are there any cases of Mathematical Fraud?

Analogous to other sorts of "scientific misconduct" it could be intentional [1], unintentional [2] or other [4].

[1]: Schoen Scandal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sch%C3%B6n_scandal

[2]: Psuedo Science http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_topics_characterized_as_pseudoscience

[4]: Bogdanov affair http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bogdanov_affair (A response to Sokal affair http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sokal_affair)

  • $\begingroup$ I don't think this question is suitable for MO. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 3:31
  • $\begingroup$ What "scientific misconduct" do you see in "Sokal's affair"? $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 3:37
  • $\begingroup$ By "other" I guess I mean as a joke or to highlight problems with academic publishing model. $\endgroup$
    – pdmclean
    Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 3:48
  • $\begingroup$ What about metaOM? There were some suggestions to expand the scope of OM via meta. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 4:40
  • $\begingroup$ Might be on topic on academia.se, but also less likely to get an answer since there are less mathematicians there. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 7:14


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