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Zurich COST Meeting - Random Network Coding and Designs over GF(q)

Organisiert von: J. Rosenthal

We cordially invite to

  • a core group meeting
  • an interdisciplinary working groups meeting (WG1-5)
for COST Action IC1104 on "Random Network Coding and Designs over GF(q)".

Photos from the Conference Dinner

Time: Thursday June 20 and Friday June 21, 2013

Location: The lectures and group meetings will be held at the Irchel campus of the University of Zurich in the mathematics department. In order to get there, use Tram no. 9 or 10 to station "Irchel", then follow this map.

Schedule: See below.

Travel: Zurich is easy to reach both by plane and train. Irchel campus, Coronado hotel and hotel Rigihof are all on tram line 10 which connect the airport with the the main station. So that should be fairly easy.

Accomodation: Coronado hotel is an affordable hotel which our institute used many times. Unfortunately they have for that period not many rooms left.

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich is another nearby hotel. We negotiated a deal where 25 rooms will be held until May 31 at the following cost: CHF 210 + CHF 2.5 City tax for a single room (about 172 Euro), CHF 232 + CHF 5 City tax for a double room (about 191 Euro) These rates include a nice breakfast and free Internet.
To avail of these rates please contact directly the hotel: Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof, Universitätsstrasse 101, CH-8006 Zürich; Reservation code: COST, Email:, Phone: +41 44 360 12 00, Fax: +41 44 360 12 07.

Registration: Please contact the COST Action's research administrator Clara Grimes in case you have not received an invitation from the COST office. Please also send an email to Cécile Haussener indicating your name, affiliation and the dates of your arrival/departure. Also state if you would like to give a talk.

List of Participants

Amaro Barreal, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Marco Calderini, University of Trento, Italy
Joan-Josep Climent, University of Alicante, Spain
Gouri Sagar Deshpande, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Michele Elia, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Tuvi Etzion, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Peter Farkas, Slovak Univ of Technology, Slovakia
Felix Fontein, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Olav Geil, Aalborg University, Denmark
Oliver Gnilke, University College Dublin, Ireland
Elisa Gorla, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Marcus Greferath, University College Dublin, Ireland
José Ignacio Iglesias Curto, University of Salamanca, Spain
Ghid Maatouk, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Cristina Martínez, Autonomus University of Barcelona, Spain
Gérard Maze, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Giacomo Micheli, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Nicolas Normand, University of Nantes, France
Fréderique Oggier, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Kamil Otal, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Alberto Ravagnani, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Alicia Roca Martinez, University of Valencia, Spain
Joachim Rosenthal, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Nikos C. Sagias, University of Peloponnese, Greece
Reto Schnyder, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Marko Seric, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Natalia Silberstein, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Milos Stojakovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Abigail Sutton, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Eda Tekin, Middele East Technical University, Turkey
Ángeles Vazquez-Castro, Autonomus University of Barcelona, Spain
Paolo Vettori, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Dejan Vukobratovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Urs Wagner, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Alfred Wassermann, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Jens Zumbrägel, University College Dublin, Ireland

Thursday, 20.06.13
Zeit Referent VortragstitelRaum
10:00-10:30Registration and CoffeeY27H28
10:30-11:15Natalia Silberstein
(Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)
New Lower Bounds for Constant Dimension CodesY27H28
11:15-11:45Alfred Wassermann
(University of Bayreuth)
q-Analogs of Designs and their Automorphism GroupY27H28
11:45-14:00Lunch Break
14:00-14:45Elisa Gorla
(Université de Neuchâtel)
Partial Spread CodesY27H28
14:45-15:30Frédérique Oggier
(Nanyang Technological University)
Design of Codes for Repairability in Distributed Storage SystemsY27H28
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:45Jens Zumbrägel
(ETH Lausanne)
MacWilliams Equivalence Theorem for Bi-invariant Weights over Finite Principal Ideal RingsY27H28
16:45-17:45Joint DiscussionY27H28
Friday, 21.06.13
Zeit Referent VortragstitelRaum
09:00-10:00Working in Small TeamsY27H28
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-11:15Tuvi Etzion
(Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)
q-Analog Problems - Easier or More Difficult to SolveY27H28
11:15-11:45Ghid Maatouk
Secure Network CodingY27H28
11:45-12:15Alberto Ravagnani
(University of Toronto)
Network Codes and Algebraic CurvesY27H28
12:15-14:00Lunch Break
14:00-14:45Olav Geil
(Aalborg University)
On Success Probability in Network CodingY27H28
14:45-15:30Frédérique Oggier
(Nanyang Technological University)
Secure Wiretap Network Codes and Generalized Rank WeightsY27H28
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:30Cristina Martínez
(Autonomous University of Barcelona)
Algebraic Codes and Horn's ProblemY27H28
16:30-17:00Oliver Gnilke
(University College Dublin)
Signatures for Network CodingY27H28
19:00-22:00Conference Dinner Wirtschaft Neumarkt