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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.