Person: Jerabek, Vaclav
Vaclav Jerabek was a Czech mathematician whose main research interest was in constructive geometry.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- In 1881 Jerabek was appointed professor at a newly founded Czech Realschule in Brno.
- Jerabek was a member of the Royal Bohemian Society of Sciences, the Moravian Society of Natural Sciences, and a honorary member of the Union of Czech Mathematicians.
- He is best remembered by mathematicians for the Jerabek hyperbola.
- The Jerabek hyperbola is the isogonal-conjugate image of the Euler line.
- The centre of the Jerabek hyperbola lies on the nine-point circle.
- Jerabek wrote over 50 papers, published mostly in Casopis pro pestovani matematiky a fysiky, some of them in the Belgian journal Mathesis.
Born 11 December 1845, Kolodeje, Pardubice, Czech Republic. Died 20 December 1931, Telc, Czech Republic.
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