Bug in wildcard search Thomson Web of Science

Carlos Benito Amat cbenito at INGENIO.UPV.ES
Mon Mar 26 03:09:18 EDT 2012

There's also another bug related to author's names, especially the
hispanic ones.
When you look for an author with two surnames, say M López Trascasa, using
Lopez Trascasa M gives you 5 papers and Lopez-Trascasa M results in 97.
The logical sum of both sets is 102 papers.

El 25/03/12 14:37, "Daigu" <info at DAIGU.NL> escribió:

>Adminstrative info for SIGMETRICS (for example unsubscribe):
>There is a bug in the Web of Science wildcard search.
>TS=("hydro$power") is not supposed to give results according to the
>help, but it does. I.e., the quotes are ignored.
>TS=(hydro$power) should match "hydro-power", "hydro power" and
>"hydropower", but it doesn't. It appears to match only "hydropower".
>The same goes for (hydro*power).
>For more information, see
>A bug report has been filed with and confirmed by Thomson.

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