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Data Preparation > Database > ISI > Extract Authors By Year For Burst Detection


Extracts Authors by year for the purposes of burst detection. The result is a table that consists of the following columns:

Usage Hints

Load an ISI file into the tool, then create a database from it using the ISI database loader.

It is strongly recommended that the database be cleaned before extracting the authors by year for burst detection.

For a quick analysis of a small dataset you may wish to merge together author entities with identical names. For a scientifically sound analysis of a larger dataset, you can find author entity merging suggestions (or manually set your own merging orders from scratch) and perform the merge.

Implementation Details

The specific query run by the tool can be found in the source code.