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Renaming Files

I have a directory with a long list of files. I want to change their names such that
the first letter of the name of the author is capitalised.


I have tried the following command and did not get what I require.


Code:
rename 'y/......[a-z]/......[A-Z]/' *.pdf


Code:
2007--nystrom--Diss.pdf
2004--julien--Diss.pdf      

2007--loconsole--Diss.pdf     

2009--malayeri--Diss.pdf      

2013--ravitch--Diss.pdf
2004--kahveci--Diss.pdf     

2007--mattmann--Diss.pdf      

2009--nistor--Diss.pdf        

2013--ray--Diss.pdf

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Code:
rename -vn 's/([a-z])(\w+--Diss.pdf)/\u$1$2/g' *.pdf

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