Gerlind Plonka

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Gerlind Plonka-Hoch is a German applied mathematician specializing in signal processing and image processing, and known for her work on refinable functions and curvelets. She is a professor at the University of Göttingen, in the Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics.[1]

Plonka earned her Ph.D. from the University of Rostock in 1993. Her dissertation, Periodische Lagrange- und Hermite-Spline-Interpolation, concerned polynomial interpolation using Lagrange polynomials and Hermite splines, and was supervised by Manfred Tasche.[2] With Daniel Potts, Gabriele Steidl, and Manfred Tasche, she is the author of the book Numerical Fourier Analysis (Birkhäuser, 2019).

She was the Emmy Noether Lecturer of the German Mathematical Society in 2016.[3]


  1. ^ Gerlind Plonka-Hoch, University of Göttingen – Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics, retrieved 2018-11-15
  2. ^ Gerlind Plonka at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Preise und Auszeichnungen (in German), German Mathematical Society, retrieved 2018-11-15

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