Jyrki Lahtonen

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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 applications of 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 their decoding) and good families of sequences.

Recent Publications:

Office hours:

Wednesdays 13-14. You can usually find me from my office in Quantum, 2nd floor, room 257, at other times as well.


In the 1st quarter of 2018-19 I give the course:

How to contact me:

mail: University of Turku, Department of Mathematics, FIN-20014 Turku
phone: +358 2 333 6014
fax: +358 2 333 6595