Martianus Frederic EZERMAN (fredezerman AT ntu DOT edu DOT sg), Senior Research Fellow (CV in pdf)
Research interests: coding theory and cryptography, both classical and quantum, sequences, information processing, discrete mathematics
Teaching interests: computer programming and algorithms, discrete and combinatorial structures
Education
2007-2011Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dissertation: On Asymmetric Quantum Error-Correcting Codes (DR-NTU), (local copy),
supervised by Prof. San Ling
2005-2007Master of Science in Mathematics,
Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
Thesis: Binary Linear Codes, t-Designs and Harmonic Weight Enumerators,
advised by Prof. Evangeline Bautista
2000-2005Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (magna cum laude),
Ateneo de Manila University
Thesis: A New Quantum Code of Length 20,
advised by Prof. Evangeline Bautista

Professional experience
Since 07/'17Senior Research Fellow, SPMS, Nanyang Technological University
03/'14-07/'17Research Fellow, SPMS, Nanyang Technological University
10/'12-12/'13Research Scientist, Centre for Quantum Technologies,
National University of Singapore
09/'11-09/'12Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire d'Information Quantique,
Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
2007-2011Ph.D. Research Scholar, SPMS, NTU, Singapore
2005-2006Assistant Instructor, Dept. of Mathematics, Ateneo de Manila Univ.
06/'04-02/'07Tutor in Mathematics and Logic, Juniorate Program for Jesuit Scholastics,
Arrupe International Residence, Manila
2002-2004Trainer, Ateneo de Manila High School Mathematics Olympiad Team
Research interests
  • Coding Theory: holographic data representations, error-control codes -- classical and quantum, code-based cryptography, coding for emerging channel models (DNA, memory)
  • Information Theory: interplays between classical and quantum information, primarily on their discrete and combinatorial structures
  • Sequences: Constructions and applications of cryptographic sequences, especially de Bruijn

  • Professional interests
  • Scientific programming
  • Research, education and training in mathematics and computer science

  • Personal interests
  • Photography
  • Reading and writing on science and society
  • Computer literacy through free or open source platforms
  • Research Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
  • [J13] Double verification protocol via secret sharing for low-cost RFID tags, with Yali Liu and Huaxiong Wang. Future Generation Computer Systems, Volume 90, January 2019, Pages 118-128. Online DOI:10.1016/j.future.2018.07.004. (preprint)
  • [J12] Skew generalized quasi-cyclic codes, with Taher Abualrub, Pani Seneviratne, and Patrick Sole. TWMS J. Pure Appl. Math. vol.~9, no.~2, pp. 123--134, 2018
  • [J11] On binary de Bruijn sequences from LFSRs with arbitrary characteristic polynomials, with Zuling Chang, San Ling, and Huaxiong Wang. Designs, Codes, Cryptography, Online First 27 Jun. 2018 (preprint)
  • [J10] The cycle structure of LFSR with arbitrary characteristic polynomial over finite fields with Zuling Chang, San Ling, and Huaxiong Wang. Cryptography and Communications, November 2018, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 11831202 (a small errata) (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J9] Rates of DNA sequence profiles for practical values of read lengths with Zuling Chang, Johan Chrisnata, and Han Mao Kiah. IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, vol. 63, pp. 7166-7177, Nov. 2017 (local copy)
  • [J8] Construction of de Bruijn sequences from product of two irreducible polynomials with Zuling Chang, San Ling, and Huaxiong Wang. Cryptography and Communications, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 251-275, Mar. 2018. (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J7] On polynomial pairs of integers with Bertrand Meyer and Patrick Sole. J. of Integer Sequences, vol. 18 (2015), Article 15.3.5.
  • [J6] Xing-Ling codes, duals of their subcodes, and good asymmetric quantum codes with Somphong Jitman and Patrick Sole. Designs, Codes, and Cryptography, vol. 75, no. 1, pp. 21-42, Apr. 2015. (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J5] CSS-like constructions of asymmetric quantum codes with Somphong Jitman, San Ling, and Dimitrii Pasechnik. IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, vol. 59, pp. 6732-6754, Oct. 2013. (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J4] Pure asymmetric quantum MDS codes from CSS construction: A complete characterization with Somphong Jitman, Han Mao Kiah, and San Ling. Int. J. of Quantum Inf., vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1350027, Jun. 2013. (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J3] Additive asymmetric quantum codes with San Ling and Patrick Sole. IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, vol. 57, pp. 5536-5550, Aug. 2011. (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J2] From skew-cyclic codes to asymmetric quantum codes with San Ling, Patrick Sole, and Olfa Yemen. Advances in Math. of Commun., vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 41-57, Feb. 2011. (preprint on arXiV)
  • [J1] The Weights in MDS Codes with Markus Grassl and Patrick Sole. IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, vol. 57, pp. 392-396, Jan. 2011. (preprint on arXiV)

  • Software Implementations
  • [Im 2] A binary de Bruijn sequence generator from Zech's logarithms., with Adamas Aqsa Fahreza, Oct. 2017. Readme File
  • [Im 1] A binary de Bruijn sequence generator from product of irreducible polynomials., with Adamas Aqsa Fahreza, Aug. 2017. Readme File.

  • Peer-Reviewed Conferences
  • [C5] The cycle structure of LFSR with arbitrary characteristic polynomial, with Zuling Chang, San Ling, and Huaxiong Wang. Sequences and their Applications (SETA) 2016. (Zuling Chang's presentation)
  • [C4] On the number of DNA sequence profiles for practical values of read lengths with Zuling Chang, Johan Chrisnata, and Han Mao Kiah. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Inf. Theory ISIT 2016, Barcelona, pp. 2654-2658. (preprint)
  • [C3] A provably secure group signature scheme from code-based assumptions with Hyung Tae Lee, San Ling, Khoa Nguyen, and Huaxiong Wang. ASIACRYPT 2015, Part I, LNCS 9452, T. Iwata and J. H. Cheon (Eds.), pp. 260-285, 2015. (extended eprint), (Khoa Nguyen's presentation)
  • [C2] Asymmetric quantum codes detecting a single amplitude error with Markus Grassl. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Inf. Theory ISIT 2013, Istanbul, pp. 922-926. (preprint), (Fred Ezerman's presentation)
  • [C1] Pure asymmetric quantum MDS codes from CSS construction with Somphong Jitman and San Ling. Proc. of 3rd Int. Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications 3ICMCTA 2011, pp. 99-104.

  • Preprints
  • [S3] Binary de Bruijn sequences via Zech's logarithms, with Zuling Chang, Adamas Fahreza, San Ling, and Huaxiong Wang. Submitted to Designs, Codes, Cryptography, Oct. 2018.
  • [S2] Quantum codes from two-point divisors on Hermitian and Suzuki curves, with Radoslav Kirov. Submitted to Designs, Codes, Cryptography, Aug. 2018
  • [S1] Holographic Sensing, with Alfred Marcel Bruckstein, Adamas Fahreza, and San Ling. Submitted to Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Jul. 2018.
  • [P1] Factoring permutation matrices into a product of tridiagonal matrices with Michael Daniel Samson, 2010

  • Articles in Newspapers (in Bahasa Indonesia)
  • [N2] Tentang Maryam, Kompas 9 Agustus 2017
  • [N1] Kriptografi Era Komputasi Kuantum, Kompas 27 Juni 2017

  • Selected Talks and Lecture Slides
  • [ST7] Stabilizer Formalism, Known Constructions and Open Directions, CIMPA Research School in Quasi-Cyclic Codes and Related Topics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, September 2018
  • [ST6] Perturbations of Binary de Bruijn Sequences, 3rd Int. Workshop on Boolean Functions and their Applications BFA 2018, March 2018
  • [ST5] Quantum Secure Cryptography, Workshop at Univ. Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, March 2018
  • [ST4] Notes on Recent Works on DNA Coding, Workshop at Univ. Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, March 2018
  • [ST3] Zech's Logarithms and de Bruijn Sequences, Japan-Singapore Workshop on Coding and Information Theory at NTU, March 2018
  • [ST2] Some Stories in Number Theory, A Talk for High School Students, Global Jaya International School, October 2014
  • [ST1] Recent Results on AQCs, 5th Workshop on Quantum Information Science, Poly Univ. Hong Kong, January 2014
  • Academic yearSemesterCourse
    @ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    2018-20191st MH 1811 - Tutor and Grader. Mathematics 2
    2016-20172nd MH 1800 - Tutor Weeks 8 to 13. Linear Algebra and Multivariable Calculus
    2016-20171stMH 2100 - Tutor for Weeks 1 to 7. Grader of midterm exam scripts of 298 students. Calculus III
    2015-20162ndMH 4310 - Tutor Weeks 1 to 7. Coding Theory
    2015-20161stMH 2812 - Lecturer for the entire course. Foundation Mathematics
    MH 8300 - Full tutorial for 3 groups. It's a Discreetly Discrete World
    2014-20152ndMH 4310 - Weeks 1 to 7 lectures and tutorials, exams making and grading. Coding Theory
    2014-20151stMH 8300 - Full toturial. It's a Discreetly Discrete World
    08/'07-11/'10allTeaching Assistant. Calculus for the Sciences I, II, and III, Probability and Statistics. Conducting tutorial sessions for various groups and grading examinations
    @ Ateneo de Manila University
    2005-2006allPart-Time Assistant Instructor. MA 20 Calculus for Economics and MA 186 Complex Analysis. Preparing and conducting lectures, creating and grading examinations
    06/'04-02/'07allTutor in Mathematics and Logic. Juniorate Program for Jesuit Scholastics, Arrupe International Residence, Manila
    2002-2004allTrainer, Ateneo de Manila High School Mathematics Olympiad Team
    Technical Reviewer for JournalsTechnical Reviewer for ConferencesTPC Membership
  • IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory (10)
  • IEEE Comm. Letters (2)
  • Quantum Information and Computation (3)
  • Discrete Mathematics (4)
  • SIAM J. Discr. Math. (2)
  • Int. J. of Quantum Inf. (2)
  • Int. J. of Modern Physics B (2)
  • Designs, Codes, and Cryptography (3)
  • Mod. Physics Lett. B (4)
  • Int. J. of Computer Mathematics (1)
  • Int. J. of Foundations of Comp. Sci. (1)
  • Advances in Mathematics of Communication (4)
  • Finite Fields and Applications (1)
  • Jacodesmath (1)
  • Bulletin of Math. Sciences (1)
  • ASIACRYPT 2018 (1)
  • INDOCRYPT 2018 (1)
  • ASIACRYPT 2016 (4)
  • ASIACRYPT 2015 (2)
  • ASIACRYPT 2014 (2)
  • CRYPT0 2016 (1)
  • SECRYPT 2016 (1)
  • ProvSec 2016 (1)
  • CANS 2016 (2)
  • ISIT 2016 (4)
  • ISIT 2011 (1)
  • ISIT 2010 (1)
  • 4ICMCTA 2014 (1)
  • ITW 2011 (1)
  • IWCC 2011 (1)
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