The Mathematical Intelligencer publishes articles about mathematics, about mathematicians, and about the history and culture of mathematics. Written in an engaging, informal style,* our pages inform and entertain a broad audience of mathematicians and the wider intellectual community.

We welcome expository articles on all kinds of mathematics, and articles that portray the diversity of mathematical communities and mathematical thought, emergent mathematical communities around the world, new interdisciplinary trends, and relations between mathematics and other areas of culture. Humor is welcome, as are puzzles, poetry, fiction, and art.

*Note: The traditional Definition/Theorem/Proof style of research articles is not appropriate here, nor are articles aimed only at specialists.

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  • Publishes articles about mathematics, mathematicians, and the history and culture of mathematics
  • Presents articles on all kinds of mathematics and interdisciplinary trends, and articles that portray the diversity of mathematical communities and thought
  • Informs and entertains: humor, puzzles, poetry, fiction, and art can be found throughout the journal
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Karen Parshall,
  • Sergei Tabachnikov
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0.397 (2019)
Impact factor
0.204 (2019)
Five year impact factor
59 days
Submission to first decision
82 days
Submission to acceptance
125,170 (2020)
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