Georg Alexander Pick
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Who is Georg Alexander Pick?
Georg Alexander Pick was an Austrian mathematician. He was born in a Jewish family to Josefa Schleisinger and Adolf Josef Pick. He died in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Today he is best known for Pick's formula for determining the area of lattice polygons. He published it in an article in 1899; it was popularized when Hugo Dyonizy Steinhaus included it in the 1969 edition of Mathematical Snapshots.
- also known as Пик, Георг
- born on (156 years ago) in Vienna
- nationality: Austria
- education: University of Vienna
- profession: Mathematician
- died on (73 years ago) in Theresienstadt concentration camp
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