The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 30, Issue 4, pp 31–35 | Cite as

Stefan Banach remembered in Krakow

  • Danuta Ciesielska
  • Krzysztof Ciesielski
Department The mathematical tourist


Does your hometoum have any mathematical tourist attractions such as statues, plaques, graves, the cafe where the famous conjecture was made, the desk where the famous initials are scratched, birthplaces, houses, or memorials? Have you encountered a mathematical sight on your travels? If so, we invite you to submit an essay to this column. Be sure to include a picture, a description of its mathematical significance, and either a map or directions so that others may follow in your tracks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics InstitutePedagogical University in KrakówKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Mathematics InstituteJagiellonian UniversityKrakówPoland

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