This is a mini package to help you find cheaters by comparing hand-ins!
(Read more about the circumstances that brought about the development of this package.)

Download and Install

CRAN downloads

You can install cheatR with:

Or get the dev version from github:

# install.packages("remotes")

See the using cheatR vignette, or use the accompanying Shiny app that can either be run locally


Or can be found on!


  • As far as we can tell, this should work on any language; we tried both English and Hebrew, with and without setting Sys.setlocale("LC_ALL", "Hebrew").
  • Best performance was achieved on R version > 3.5.0.


  • Mattan S. Ben-Shachar
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  • Almog Simchon
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