The mathgenealogy package

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A command line program for extracting data from the Mathematics Genealogy Project (http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/index.php). Note that this database also contains many entries of computer scientists.

Lookup your entry at http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/index.php and then use that URL as a command line argument. For example, if Carl Gauss wanted to explore his academic ancestors, he would type

mathgenealogy http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=18231

which produces the directed acyclic graph http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22490968/genealogy_of_gauss.svg. See

mathgenealogy --help

for the complete list of options. Requires the dot program, which is part of the GraphViz package (version 2.28.0 or later!) to run.

Feedback and bug reports are appreciated!

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Versions 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.4.0
Dependencies base (==4.*), binary (>=0.6.4 && <0.7), bytestring (>=0.9 && <1.0), cmdargs (>=0.9.5 && <1.0.0), containers (>=0.4 && <0.6), directory (==1.2.*), fgl (==5.4.*), filepath (>=1.3.0 && <1.4), graphviz (>=2999.12 && <3000.0), HTTP (>=4000.1.2 && <5000), process (==1.1.*), safe (>=0.3.3 && <0.5), tagsoup (>=0.12.6 && <0.13), text (>=0.11 && <0.13) [details]
License GPL-2
Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Peter Robinson
Author Peter Robinson
Maintainer Peter Robinson <thaldyron@gmail.com>
Category Web
Uploaded Thu Jan 17 11:35:17 UTC 2013 by PeterRobinson
Distributions NixOS:1.4.0
Executables mathgenealogy
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