How to perform a Cited Reference Search for an author:
Scopus Author Identifier functionality distinguishes authors using a unique number and grouping together all of the documents written by that author. This is especially useful with common names.
To determine which author names should be grouped together under a single identifier number, the Scopus Author Identifier uses an algorithm that matches author names based on their affiliation, address, subject area, source title, dates of publication citations, and co-authors. When you search, this feature returns documents written by that author, even when an author is cited differently.
In many cases (see the example to the right), one author may have more than one Author Identifier number or may be grouped incorrectly. If this happens, do one of the following: