Violetta Weger




I am currently a third year Ph.D. student at the Zurich Graduate School in Mathematics working under the supervision of Professor Joachim Rosenthal. My complete CV can be found here.

My research interests include cryptography, algebraic coding theory and number theory.

Publication List

  1. V. Weger, M. Battaglioni, P. Santini, F. Chiaraluce, M. Baldi, E. Persichetti. Information set decoding of Lee-metric codes over finite rings. (submitted) arxiv
  2. K. Khathuria, J. Rosenthal, V. Weger. Encryption Scheme Based on Expanded Reed-Solomon Codes. (accepted in Advances in Mathematics of Communications) Link
  3. A. Horlemann-Trautmann, V. Weger. Information Set Decoding in the Lee Metric with Applications to Cryptography. (submitted) arxiv
  4. C. Interlando, K. Khathuria, N. Rohrer, J. Rosenthal, V. Weger. Generalization of the Ball-Collision Algorithm . (submitted) arxiv
  5. K. Khathuria, G. Micheli, V. Weger. On the algebraic structure of E_p^(m) and applications to cryptography. (accepted in Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing) Link
  6. G. Micheli, V. Weger. On rectangular unimodular matrices over the algebraic integers. SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 425-437, 2019. Link
  7. K. Khathuria, J. Rosenthal, V. Weger. Weight Two Masking of the Reed-Solomon Structure in Conjunction with List Decoding. Proceedings of MTNS2018, Link
  8. G. Micheli, V. Weger. Cryptanalysis of the CLR Cryptosystem. Designs, Codes and Cryptography, Volume 87, Issue 5, pp 1069–1086, 2019 . Link

Research Talks

  1. July 18, 2019, Munich, DE. TUM. Generalization of the ball-collision algorithm
  2. July 9, 2019, Bern, CH. SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry. Generalization of the ball-collision algorithm
  3. May 19, 2019, Darmstadt, DE. Code-Based Cryptography Workshop. Generalization of the ball-collision algorithm
  4. November 20, 2018, Zurich, CH. Zurich Graduate Colloquium. What is... the McEliece system?
  5. June 6, 2018, Neuchatel, CH. Coding Theory and Cryptography Seminar. On the density of rectangular unimodular matrices over the ring of algebraic integers
  6. May 31, 2018, Turku, FI. Number theory and coding theory: Contemporary applications in security. On the density of rectangular unimodular matrices over the ring of algebraic integers
  7. August 3, 2017, Atlanta, US. SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry. Weight Two Masking in the McEliece Public Key System
  8. June 5, 2017, Gaeta, IT. Fq13. Weight Two Masking in the McEliece System
  9. December 07, 2016, Zurich, CH. Coding Theory and Cryptography Seminar. A Code-Based Cryptosystem using GRS Codes