Welcome to the **CODING-A Lab**.

(**C**odes with **O**ptimum, **D**iscrete math, **I**nformation security, **N**umbers, and **G**ames + **A**pplications **Lab**oratory)

(**부호론****-A****연구실**입니다.)

Sogang University

35 Baekbeom-ro, Mapo-gu,

Seoul 121-742, S. Korea

Email : jlkim at
sogang.ac.kr

Cogito ergo sum, Je pense
donc je suis, I think
therefore I am, 나는 생각한다 고로 존재한다, 我思故我在, 我思うゆえに我あり, Pienso luego existo, Penso doncs existeixo;

I am therefore I can!

My Daum blog: **수학과 세상살이
(Math and Living)**

**Recent News
:**

7. **ICM 2014 Satellite Conference on
Algebraic Coding Theory (****부호론**** ****위성학회****)**

** 2014-8-11~2014-8-12, Ewha
Womans University, Seoul, Korea**

6. **The 4 ^{th} International
Congress on Mathematical Software (**

**Special Session: Software, Algorithm, and Application of
Coding Theory**

** 2014-8-5~2014-8-9, Hanyang
University, Seoul, Korea**

5. **Coding Theory Summer School
(****부호론**** ****여름학교****)**

** 2013-7-15~2013-7-17, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences**

4. **2012
KIAS International Conference on Coding Theory and Applications**** **

3. **POSTECH Workshop
on Coding Theory**

2. **A member of the
Editorial Board of**

**Designs,
Codes and Cryptography**

(One of the most active international SCI journals in the above areas.)

1. **My first book with David Joyner**:

**Selected
Unsolved Problems in Coding Theory**

(ISBN
978-0-8176-8255-2, Birkhauser Boston)

**TEACHING:**

**☺ Teaching (Spring,
2013), **Office
Hour: MW 1:30-3:30, Th 10:00-12:00 and by
appointment.

1. Algebra I (MAT6111), TuTh, 13:15-14:30, R1418

Textbook: Abstract Algebra by Dummit and Foote, 3rd edition

2. Linear Algebra (MAT2110), TuTh, 3:00-4:15, RA406B

Textbook: Introduction to Linear
Algebra by Gilbert Strang, Wellesley Cambridge Press
4^{th} edition

For more information use Cyber Campus.

**☺ Coding theory
seminar (Spring, 2013), at 10:30-12:00 , R 1418**

**RESEARCH:**

☺ *Areas
of Interest
:*

·
Coding Theory: Algebra/Combinatorics/Number Theory Aspect (대수학, 조합론, 정수론을 이용한 부호(코딩)론)

·
Coding Applications: Cryptography, Quantum, Network, Biology (암호, 양자, 네트워크, 생물학등의 응용)

·
Information Security and its Industrial Applications (정보보안 및 산업체 응용)

·
Recreational Mathematics: Mathematical puzzles, Integer sequences,
Magic squares, Games (수학 퍼즐, 정수 수열, 마방진, 게임등)

Curriculum Vita
(pdf file)

Thesis Advisor : Vera Pless

Thesis Title : CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SELF-DUAL CODES AND QUANTUM CODES AND THEIR
CONNECTIONS, Summary
of Thesis

**☺ The CODING-A Lab
Members: **

**AWARD:**

☺2004 Kirkman medal from
the

**Editorial Board:**

☺**Designs,
Codes and Cryptography**

☺ International Journal of Information and Coding Theory (IJICoT)

**Program Committee:**

☺13th IMA Conf. on Cryptography and Coding Theory at University of Oxford, UK

☺12th IMA Conf. on Cryptography and Coding Theory, at Cirencester

**Conferences****:**

**2006 Fall Central Section AMS Meeting, **

☺ Algebraic Coding Theory--Honoring the Retirement of Vera Pless

**2007 Fall Central Section AMS Meeting, **

☺ Algebraic Coding Theory (In honor of Harold N. Ward’s
retirement)

- Google (Search engine) The Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Coding People (from T.A. Gulliver's Website)
- Best Minimum Distance of [n,k] codes over GF(q)
- MathSciNet Search | The Mathnet Korea
- MAGMA(useful in coding programming) | GAP
- SIAM on Discrete Math.
- Joyner's Maple Programs
- POSTECH | Com2Mac at Postech | Postech Alumni | PosMath 89 | KGSA
- Hangyere
- Graduate Schools of Math from AMS ( Definition of Groups, Group I, Group II, Group III, Group IV, Group Va), NRC Ranking
- Soccer in SNU(NoSoYaDae)

last modified : 2014-02-27-4-7 (‘4’ denotes Thursday and ‘7’ is the ISBN parity check)