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Jana Sotáková

I am a PhD student of Christian Schaffner, Serge Fehr and Peter Bruin at Institute of Logic, Language and Computational the University of Amsterdam (ILLC) and a part of the QuSoft Crypto group. I started my PhD in 2019 and expect to graduate in 2023.
I am working on:

News

Articles and other work

  • Breaking the decisional Diffie-Hellman problem for class group actions using genus theory
    Wouter Castryck and Jana Sotáková and Frederik Vercauteren
    preprint available on eprint.
  • Adventures in Supersingularland
    joint work with Sarah Arpin, Catalina Camacho-Navarro, Kristin Lauter, Joelle Lim, Kristina Nelson and Travis Scholl
    preprint available at eprint or at arXiv.
  • Eta quotients and class fields of imaginary quadratic fields
    masters thesis under the supervision of Marco Streng (Leiden, 2017) available here

Talks

  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    Diamant symposium, De Bilt, The Netherlands, November 2019
  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    COSIC public key crypto seminar, Leuven November 2019
  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    Student crypto seminar, Amsterdam, November 2019
    slides
  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    Ei/PSI seminar in Eindhoven, October 2019
    slides

Recent conferences

  • ECC 2019, December 2-4, 2019, Bochum
  • Isogeny-Based Cryptography Workshop, September 16-17, 2019, Birmingham
  • Women in Numbers, August 26-30, 2019, Rennes
    project: Isogeny graphs. Lead by Kristin Lauter and Chloe Martindale, with Laia Amoros Carafi and Annamaria Iezzi.
  • Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry, July 9-13, 2019, Bern
  • CMI-HIMR Summer School In Computational Number Theory, June 17-28, 2019, Bristol

Teaching

  • Modern Cryptography, Fall 2019
    at UvA with Christian Schaffner and Jan Czajkowski
    TA for introduction to cryptography for bachelor students in computer science
  • Math 16B, Spring 2019
    at UC Berkeley with Kelli Talaska
    GSI for the second semester of the introductory sequence in calculus for business majors
  • Math 16A, Fall 2018
    at UC Berkeley with Kelli Talaska
    GSI for the first semester of the introductory sequence in calculus for business majors
  • Math 1A, Spring 2018
    at UC Berkeley with Richard Bamler
    GSI for the first semester of the introductory sequence in calculus

Contact

📨️j . s . sotakova at uva . nl

Where to find me on the Web

My QuSoft profile . My ILLC website. My CWI website. My old website that contains some notes I've written.
An accurate log of my athletics endeavours can be found here. I even have an Olympic.org site! I attended the Youth Olympic Games in 2010: Wikipedia article about my race.
My Alma Mater profile.
My blog. If my blog interests you, please send me a message. I will start blogging again.