Stanisław Gołąb

Stanisław Gołąb (July 26, 1902 – April 30, 1980) was a Polish mathematician from Kraków, working in particular on the field of affine geometry.

Stanisław Gołąb
Born(1902-07-26)July 26, 1902
DiedApril 30, 1980(1980-04-30) (aged 77)
NationalityPolish
Alma materJagiellonian University
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsJagiellonian University
Doctoral advisorStanisław Zaremba
Doctoral studentsMarek Kuczma

In 1932, he proved that the perimeter of the unit disc respect to a given metric can take any value in between 6 and 8, and that these extremal values are obtained if and only if the unit disc is an affine regular hexagon resp. a parallelogram.[1]

Selected worksEdit

  • S. Gołąb: Quelques problèmes métriques de la géometrie de Minkowski, Trav. de l'Acad. Mines Cracovie 6 (1932), 1–79
  • Golab, S., Über einen algebraischen Satz, welcher in der Theorie der geometrischen Objekte auftritt, Beiträge zur Algebra und Geometrie 2 (1974) 7–10.
  • Golab, S.; Swiatak, H.: Note on Inner Products in Vector Spaces. Aequationes Mathematicae (1972) 74.
  • Golab, S.: Über das Carnotsche Skalarprodukt in schwach normierten Vektorräumen. Aequationes Mathematicae 13 (1975) 9–13.
  • Golab,S., Sur un problème de la métrique angulaire dans la géometrie de Minkowski, Aequationes Mathematicae (1971) 121.
  • Golab, S., Über die Grundlagen der affinen Geometrie., Jahresbericht DMV 71 (1969) 138–155.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ For more details on the topic, see the entry "Unit disc".

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