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2004 IMA PI Summer Program for Graduate Students

Coding and Cryptography

Coding and Cryptography

June 8-26, 2004

Host: **University
of Notre Dame**

**Lecturers: **

**G. David Forney, Jr.
**

Laboratory for Information and Decision Sciences

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

forneyd@comcast.net

http://lids.mit.edu/PEOPLE/forney.html

**James L. Massey**

Signal and Information Processing Laboratory

ETH Zurich

jamesmassey@compuserve.com

http://www.verw.ethz.ch/cgi-win/whoShow.exe/ws7?ID=1055&lang=engl

**Michael E. O'Sullivan**

Department of Mathematics and Statisitics

San Diego State University

mosulliv@math.sdsu.edu

http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~mosulliv/

**Vera Pless**

Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

University of Illinois at Chicago

pless@math.uic.edu

http://www2.math.uic.edu/~pless/

**Joachim Rosenthal
** Department of Mathematics

University of Notre Dame

rosen@nd.edu

http://www.nd.edu/~rosen/

**Andreas Stein
** Department of Mathematics

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

andreas@math.uiuc.edu

http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~andreas/

From June 8-26, 2004 the **University
of Notre Dame** will be the host of the Institute for Mathematics and
its Applications (IMA) summer graduate program in mathematics. The course will
concentrate on **Coding and Cryptography**. This program is open to graduate
students from IMA Participating
Institutions. Students are nominated by their department head. Participating
Institution department heads nominate graduate students from their institution
by an e-mail to visit@ima.umn.edu with
the students' names and e-mail addresses.
The IMA will provide local expenses for up to two graduate students from each
participating institution. Transportation expenses and local expenses for additional
students may be charged to the Participating Institution's IMA account. Students
from non-participating institutions may send inquiries to Lisa
Tranberg <lisa.m.tranberg.1@nd.edu>
about the possibility of participation. Students should plan to arrive on June
7 and depart on June 27.

Every day will be two 50 minutes lectures in coding theory and two 50 minutes lecture in cryptography by some of the leading researchers in the field. In addition to the main speakers there will be about 20 senior mentors present. These senior mentors offer in the beginning of the summer school some challenging research projects. Students in groups of 3-4 will then study intensely these research projects under the guidance of the senior mentors. It is hoped that some student groups will make progress on their research projects and will be able to present their findings to all participants in the third week of the summer school.

**The topics in coding theory will include:**

- Algebraic block coding theory.
- Convolutional Codes.
- Turbo codes, LDPC codes and Codes on Graphs.

**The topics in cryptography will include: **

- Design of secret key block ciphers.
- Design of public key systems.
- Introduction to computational complexity.
- Issues of computational number theory.

Inquiries about travel to and accommodation at the University of Notre Dame should be sent to Lisa Tranberg <lisa.m.tranberg.1@nd.edu> Phone: 574-631-8660.

Name | Department | Affiliation |
---|---|---|

Omar Ricardo Arizpe | Department of Mathematics | University of Notre Dame |

Ruben H Aydinyan | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |

Suman Balasubramanian | Department of Mathematics and Statistics | Mississippi State University |

Katherine Bartley | Department of Mathematics | University of Nebraska-Lincoln |

Bodo Blume | Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg | |

Philip Robert Busse | Department of Mathematics | University of Kentucky |

Rohit Kallol Chatterjee | Department of Mathematics | University of Wisconsin |

Tim Cobler | Department of Mathematics | University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign |

Brent Deschamp | Department of Mathematics | University of Wyoming |

Nicholas Dzhelepov | Department of Mathematics | University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign |

Jennifer Everson | Department of Mathematics | University of Nebraska - Lincoln |

Felix Fontein | Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg | |

G. David Forney Jr. | Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems | Massachusetts Institute of Technology |

Michael Lee Galbraith | School of Mathematics | University of Minnesota |

Amit Dhiraj Ganatra | Department of Mathematics | University of Iowa |

Yaniv Alexander Gershon | Department of Mathematics | Wayne State University |

Marta Giorgetti | Universita' degli studi di Milano | |

Todd Martin Gutekunst | Department of Mathematical Sciences | University of Delaware |

Jose Ignacio | University of Salamanca - Spain | |

Namsu Jho | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Seoul National University (BK21) |

Wen Jiang | School of Mathematics | Georgia Institute of Technology |

Ganti Kamalakar | Ohio University - Athens | |

Kamran Kashef | Department of Mathematics | University of Michigan |

Hyun Jung Kim | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Seoul National University (BK21) |

In-Jae Kim | Department of Mathematics | University of Wyoming |

Jiho Kim | Department of Mathematics | Indiana University |

Jin Gyu Kim | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Seoul National University (BK21) |

Myung-Hwan Kim | Mathematical Sciences | Seoul National University (BK21) |

Negar Kiyavash | Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering | University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign |

Yesem Kurt | Department of Mathematics | Indiana University |

Eric Jon Landquist | Department of Mathematics | University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign |

Kuei-Nuan Lin | Department of Mathematics | Purdue University |

Saurabh Maheshwari | Department of Mathematics | University of Wyoming |

James L. Massey | Signal and Information Processing Laboratory | Swiss Federal Institute of Technology |

Andrew Eugene Mertz | Department of Computer Science | University of Kentucky |

Kristen Ann Meyer | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |

Johannes Middeke | Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg | |

Steven Thomas Morrow | Department of Mathematics | Wayne State University |

Anindo Mukherjee | Deparment of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science | University of Cincinnati |

Michael E. O'Sullivan | Department of Mathematics and Statistics | San Diego State University |

Vera S. Pless | "Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science" | University of Illinois - Chicago |

Mike Presho | Department of Mathematics | University of Wyoming |

Arvind Satya Rao | Department of Mathematics | University of Iowa |

Joachim Rosenthal | Department of Mathematics | University of Notre Dame |

Alina Rull | Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg | |

Fadil Santosa | Institute for Mathematics and its Applications | University of Minnesota |

Gert Schneider | Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg | |

Bang Nam Seo | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Seoul National University (BK21) |

Swaminathan Sethuramanan | Department of Electrical Engineering | Texas A & M University |

Dillon Ray Sexton | Department of Mathematics | University of Houston |

Andreas Stein | Department of Mathematics | University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign |

Kaisa Taipale | Department of Mathematics | University of Minnesota |

Jason R Teutsch | Department of Mathematics | Indiana University |

Shih-chang Tsao | Department of Mathematics | Pennsylvania State University |

Dejan Vukobratovic | ||

Kornelius Walter | ||

Zeying Wang | Department of Mathematics | University of Delaware |

Jonathan Webster | ||

Curtis Wesley | Department of Mathematics and Statistics | Texas Tech University |

Junhua Wu | Mathematical Sciences | University of Delaware |

Qingquan Wu | Department of Mathematics | University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign |

Tingyao Xiong | Department of Mathematics | Michigan State University |

Zhijun Yin | Department of Mathematical Sciences | University of Cincinnati |

Eun Sun Yoo | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Seoul National University (BK21) |

Jens Zumbraegel | Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg |