Welcome to the CODING-A Lab.

(Codes with Optimum, Discrete math, Information security, Numbers, and Games + Applications Laboratory)

(부호론-A연구실입니다.)

Jon-Lark Kim, Ph. D. (김종락)

Department of Mathematics 
Sogang University
35 Baekbeom-ro, Mapo-gu,
Seoul 121-742, S. Korea

Office: R 1419, Tel (02) 705-8875, Fax (02) 714-6284

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 4th International Congress on Mathematical Software (수학 소프트웨어 위성학회),

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

Second Announcement (in pdf )

6th Announcement in pdf

 

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)


EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION:

Associate Professor at Math Dept of Sogang University (Sep. 2012-current)

Associate Professor with tenure at Math Dept of University of Louisville (July 2010-2012)

Assistant Professor at Math Dept of University of Louisville (2005-June 2010)

Research Assistant Professor at Math Dept of University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2002-2005)

Ph. D in Math from the University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2002

M.S. in Math from Seoul National University, Korea, Feb. 1997

B.S. in Math from POSTECH, Korea, Feb. 1993


 

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 4th edition

For more information use Cyber Campus.

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

Courses taught


RESEARCH:

Areas of Interest :

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

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

·        Information Security and its Industrial Applications (정보보안 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

 List of Publications

(click and see MathSciNet Reviewand Papers Reviewed by me)

 Selected Talks

The CODING-A Lab Members: 박준용, 이나리 (Ph.D. course); 정성용 (M.S. course)


AWARD:

2004 Kirkman medal from the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applicatoins (Other ICA medals)


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, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 21-22, 2006:

Algebraic Coding Theory--Honoring the Retirement of Vera Pless

Pictures of Attendants

2007 Fall Central Section AMS Meeting, Chicago, IL, Oct. 5-6, 2007:

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


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