The following important and highly cited reference is somehow missing from Google Scholar although it was there a few months ago - it would be useful to have it back:
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Two of my papers are listed as one... Some citations aren't counted...
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My concern is not addressed by these answers. My concern is that I am an author on a paper that is listed in Pubmed and used to be listed on Google Scholar but it has disappeared for some reason. The citation is below. It is a reasonably important biology paper and thus it would be good in general (and good for me) if it could be "rescued" and show up in Google Scholar again. Thanks
In this case the clustering algorithm mis-detected two articles with
similar metadata as being the same article, which you can see at:
We're not currently able to perform manual correction on individual
entries in our database since the indexing is done automatically by
robots, but we use examples like this one as we continue to improve the clustering algorithm. Thanks for letting us know about the issue.
The Google Scholar Team