June 3-7, 2019 at
SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver
Antonia Bluher, National Security Agency, USA
Pascale Charpin, INRIA, France
Gretchen Matthews, Virginia Polytechnic & State University (Virginia Tech), USA
Kai-Uwe Schmidt, Paderborn University, Germany
Igor Shparlinski, University of New South Wales, Australia
Xiaohu Tang, School of Information Science & Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Topics of interest include
- Theory: structure of finite fields, primitive elements, normal bases, polynomials, number-theoretic aspects of finite fields, character sums, function fields, APN functions.
- Computation: algorithms and complexity, polynomial factorization, decomposition and irreducibility testing, sequences and functions.
- Applications: algebraic coding theory, cryptography, algebraic geometry over finite fields, finite incidence geometry, designs, combinatorics, quantum information science.
Sea-to-Sky Gondola Excursion
June 5, 2019
Scenic 1 hour drive followed by a 10-minute gondola ride 885m above sea level will take us to the mountain summit, with sweeping views of Howe Sound, the coastal forest, and surrounding mountains. Lunch will be provided.
See HERE for details of the Sea-to-Sky Gondola.
Jim Davis (University of Richmond) - Chair
Tao Feng (Zhejiang University)
Sophie Huczynska (University of St Andrews)
Gohar Kyureghyan (University of Rostock)
Gary Mullen (Pennsylvania State University)