- MOSS catches simple tricks like variable and parameter renaming.
- MOSS reports that X% of Student A’s submission is a match for Y% of Student B’s submission.
- It produces a side-by-side mapping of Student A and Student B’s code, with matching sections highlighted in color.
- Typically, a potential case of plagiarism will result in over 50% matching, while a non-plagiarism case will be around 10-15% matching.
- Check out the free MOSS tool for more information.