Kamil Otal

Senior Researcher, Ph.D.

TÜBİTAK BİLGEM, Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey

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Welcome!

My research interests are mainly covered in cryptology and coding theory. In particular, I have research works on rank metric codes, subspace codes, subspace packings, and finite chain rings.


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Research Work:

Here is a list of my recent research articles:

  1. T. Etzion, S. Kurz, K. Otal, and F. Özbudak, "Subspace packings - constructions and bounds", Designs, Codes and Cryptography 88, 1781–1810 (2020). (doi) (preprint)

  2. T. Etzion, S. Kurz, K. Otal, and F. Özbudak, "Subspace packings", The 11.th International Workshop on Coding and Cryptography (WCC 2019), Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer, France, March 31 - April 5, 2019. (preprint)

  3. K. Otal, F. Özbudak, and W. Willems, "Self-duality of generalized twisted Gabidulin codes", Advances in Mathematics of Communications 12, 707–721 (2018). (doi) (preprint)

  4. E. Martínez-Moro, K. Otal, and F. Özbudak, "Additive cyclic codes over finite commutative chain rings", Discrete Mathematics 341, 1873–1884 (2018). (doi) (preprint)

  5. K. Otal and F. Özbudak, "Some new non-additive maximum rank distance codes", Finite Fields and Their Applications 50, 293–303 (2018). (doi)

  6. K. Otal and F. Özbudak, "Constructions of cyclic subspace codes and maximum rank distance codes", In: M. Greferath, M. Pavcevic, N. Silberstein, and A. Vazquez-Castro (editors), Network Coding and Subspace Designs, Signals and Communication Technology, Springer, 43–66 (2018). (doi)

  7. K. Otal and F. Özbudak, "Cyclic subspace codes via subspace polynomials", Designs, Codes and Cryptography 85, 191–204 (2017). (doi)

  8. K. Otal and F. Özbudak, "Additive rank metric codes", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 63, 164–168 (2017). (doi)

  9. K. Otal and F. Özbudak, "Explicit constructions of some non-Gabidulin linear MRD codes", Advances in Mathematics of Communications 10, 589–600 (2016). (doi)


Professional Experience:

  • Aug. 2018 – Present: Senior Researcher, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM, Kocaeli

  • Oct. 2017 – Apr. 2018: Visiting Researcher, Department of Computer Science, Technion, Haifa

  • Mar. 2016 – Apr. 2016: Visiting Researcher, Institute of Mathematics, University of Valladolid, Valladolid

  • Sep. 2012 – Aug. 2018: Teaching & Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics, METU, Ankara

  • Sep. 2010 – Aug. 2012: Teaching & Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics, TOBB ETU, Ankara


Academic Degrees:

  • Sep. 2018: Ph.D. in Cryptography, METU

  • Sep. 2012: M.S. in Mathematics, TOBB ETU

  • Sep. 2010: B.S. in Mathematics, TOBB ETU