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MathSciNet (English): MR Author ID

MR Author ID

MathSciNet creates a profile for each author. By searching for a name (Authors tab) or clicking on that name in a search result, you will come to that author’s profile page. All authors in the MathSciNet database have a unique MR Author ID created by the American Mathematical Society.

Here you will find the MR Author ID and the total number of publications and citations and the author names he or she uses.

If you want to edit your profile click on Login at the top right end change your profile (email address, photo or add your own home page) via this screen:

You also see the following links Collaboration Distance, Mathematics Genealogy Project en MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. An explanation you will find under the mentioned tabs.

Collaboration Distance

Shows the authors linking this person to another author. In the example below you can see that Prof. Landsman is linked to Stephen Hawking via Noah Linden. The Collaboration Distance is therefore 3. See als under the tab Free tools.


Links to a page where you can find more information about the author, the PhD candidates he/she has supervised and the author’s own PhD supervisor. See als tab Searching and then tab Authors.

Database from the University of St. Andrews with biographies of more than 3000 mathematicians.