In my PhD thesis I have to include a few pages in the
frontmatter that disclose that some chapters have been published as papers, including citations to the papers. These citations then appear as
, etc. since they are the first to be used.
As a result, in my introduction, the first citation ends up as
. Is there a way to force bibtex to actually start ordering my citations from the introduction (in
mainmatter) so that these citations start at
, and those in the
frontmatter are counted at the end?
I'm using the
unsrt style with no extra packages, and the
report document class.