The systematic search for non-triggered GRBs was started by Kommers et al. (1997). Recently, Kommers et al. (1998) completed the data scan for 6 years.
Despite that we started our search (in November, 1997) for non-triggered bursts much later than Kommers et al. (1997), the motivation of the work was that we started our scan with some important advances. Firstly, we used a more selective off-line trigger code. Secondly, and most importantly, is the method of measurement of the efficiency of the GRB search using artificial test bursts that we employed.
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