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Paul Koebe (February 15, 1882, Luckenwalde, Brandenburg – August 6, 1945) was a 20th-century German mathematician. His work dealt exclusively with the complex numbers, his most important results being on the uniformization of Riemann surfaces in a series of four papers in 1907–1909. He did his thesis at Berlin, where he worked under Herman Schwarz. He was an extraordinary professor at Leipzig from 1910 to 1914, then an ordinary professor at the University of Jena before returning to Leipzig in 1926 as an ordinary professor. He died in Leipzig.


Awards

* 1922, Ackermann–Teubner Memorial Award[1]


See also

* Koebe function
* Koebe 1/4 theorem
* Circle packing theorem


References

1. ^ "Notes". Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society (Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society) 29 (5): p. 235. May 1923. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1923-03715-4. http://www.projecteuclid.org/DPubS/Repository/1.0/Disseminate?view=body&id=pdf_1&handle=euclid.bams/1183485532.


External links

* Paul Koebe at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
* O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Paul Koebe", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews, http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Koebe.html .

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