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Ph.D. (Notre Dame), docent, lector University of Turku,Department of Mathematics

### Research interests:

- Applications of algebra in coding theory: I spend a lot of time studying various and sundry telecommunications applicationsof algebraic number theory, division algebras in particular, algebraic curves and group theory.Other main tools in my box are finite fields, Galois rings and their characters.They can be applied to the design of error-correcting codes (and theirdecoding) and good families of sequencies.
### Recent Publications:

### Office hour:

- Wednesday 10-11.You are welcome to try to find me from my officein Publicum, 4th floor, room 458, at other times as well.
### Teaching:

- In the Spring semester of 2014 I will give the course Introduction to algebra I .
### How to reach me:

- University of Turku, Department of Mathematics, FIN-20014 Turku

+358 2 333 6014

+358 2 333 6595

jyrki.lahtonen@utu.fi

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