Associate professor

vosalo(at)utu.fi

University of Turku, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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### Main Mathematical Interests (in mostly random order)

- dynamical systems, mostly symbolic dynamics, subshifts, tiling systems and cellular automata.
- groups, automorphism groups, geometric group theory
- automata theory, picture-walking automata
- measure theory, ergodic theory, ergodic Ramsey theory
- general topology, algebraic topology, geometry, algebraic geometry
- universal algebra and lattice theory
- category theory, combinatorics, graph theory, descriptive set theory, recursion theory, complexity theory, matroids, vector spaces

### Teaching Activity

- Lebesguen mitta ja integraali (Lebesgue measure and integral), fall 2023.
- Logiikka (Logic), spring 2023.
- Topologian perusteet (Basic topology), fall 2022.
- Cellular automata, spring 2022.
- Topologian perusteet (Basic topology), fall 2019.
- Symbolic dynamics II, spring 2019.
- Johdatus automaattien teoriaan (Introduction to automata theory), spring 2018.
- Cellular automata, spring 2018.
- Algoritminen matematiikka (Algorithmic mathematics), spring 2017.
- Johdatus automaattien teoriaan (Introduction to automata theory), spring 2017.

### Other things

- My math blog
- Programming and programming languages
- Game programming, play Conway's Soldiers here.
- Implementing esoteric programming languages and programming in them

- Music
- Learning natural languages.
- Fluent Finnish, English. Ok Spanish.
- Studied Swedish and German at school. I read these relatively fluently.
- I currently study Japanese, Russian and French, sort of.

- mathoverflow
- When not doing math, I do mathoverflow. Totally different.