Department of Mathematical Sciences
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

Algebra-Cryptology Seminar

Spring 2004

All lectures take place in Science and Engineering, room 215. Everybody is invited to participate.


Next Talk:

On Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Jorge Viola-Prioli
will speak about

Torsion Classes over Certain Valuation Rings

Click here for the abstract

Previous Talks:

On Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Michelle Barella
will speak about

An Efficient Implementation of a Zero-Knowledge Protocol

On Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Wandi Wei
will speak about

Counting Equivalence Classes of the Subsets of GF(q) and of the Subsets of Zv


On Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Jim McGuire
(Professor for Physics, FAU)
will speak about

The Symmetric Group and Quantum Mechanics

On Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Carla Petroro
will defend her thesis

Subgroups of Bounded Abelian Groups

On Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Wandi Wei
will speak about

The Number of Mutually Nonequivalent Cyclic
Difference Sets



On Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Dr. Rainer Steinwandt
(Karlsruhe University, Germany)

will speak about

Comments on Some Polynomial-Based Public Key Encryption Schemes



On Tuesday, March 2, 2004,   at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Thomas Bruestle (U Sherbrooke, Quebec)

will speak about

On the Representation Dimension of an Artin Algebra

On Friday, March 5, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. in SE 215

Dr. Rainer Steinwandt
(Karlsruhe University, Germany)
will speak about

The Security of a Polynomial-Based Signature Scheme

On Wednesday, February 25, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. in SE 215

Jason Boynton
will speak about
Integer Valued Polynomials


On Tuesday, February 24, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Ron Mullin

will speak about

A Transformation Defined on a Subset of  F_q[x]
with Applications to the Theory of Finite Fields


On Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Markus Schmidmeier
will speak about

An Exact Structure for the Category of Maps


On Tuesday, February 10, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Ayan Mahanolobis
will speak about

Group Automorphisms
in Public Key Cryptography



On Tuesday, February 3, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215

Markus Schmidmeier

will speak about

Homomorphisms and Extensions
in the Category of Maps


On Tuesday, January 27, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215,

Spyros Magliveras
will speak about

Group Actions and Combinatorial Designs



On Tuesday, January 20, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215,

Lee Klingler
will speak about

A Construction of Finitely Generated Indecomposable Modules
of Large Torsion-Free Rank over the Ring k[[t^2,t^3]]




On Tuesday, January 13, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in SE 215,

Lee Klingler
will speak about

Constructing indecomposable finitely generated modules
of arbitrary constant torsion-free rank


Comments and Suggestions are welcome ! Please contact Lee Klingler(klingler@fau.edu), Spyros Magliveras (spyros@fau.edu), Fred Richman (richman@fau.edu), or Markus Schmidmeier (markus@math.fau.edu).

For nostalgic reasons you can consult the Previous Programs of this seminar: Fall 1999,Spring 2000,Fall 2000,Spring 2001,Fall 2001,Spring 2002,Fall 2002,Spring 2003,Fall 2003,

Last modified:
, by Markus Schmidmeier