Differences between PubEAST/PubWEST and Patent Public Search
While similar, the precedence for the order of operations is different between Patent Public Search and PubEAST/PubWEST.
For example, in Patent Public Search ADJ takes higher precedence than NEAR. In PubEAST/PubWEST, ADJ and NEAR have the same precedence. When both are present in a query, whichever is closer to the start of the query (to the left) will take precedence.
|Patent Public Search||PubEAST/PubWEST|
|ADJ (highest)||ADJ, NEAR (highest)|
|SAME||AND, NOT, NOT SAME, NOT WITH, NOT NEAR, NOT ADJ|