(16 Aug 1842 - 6 Jan 1922)
German mathematician who spent his career at Berlin University. Rosanes made significant contributions in Cremona transformations, and wrote on many aspects of algebraic geometry and invariant theory. He was also a chess master.
Science Quotes by Jakob Rosanes (1 quote)
Everybody praises the incomparable power of the mathematical method, but so is everybody aware of its incomparable unpopularity.
— Jakob Rosanes
In Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker Vereinigung, Bd. 13, 17.