## Ville Salo

Ph.D., Postgraduate student

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

- Topologian perusteet (Basic topology), fall 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 Interests

- Programming and programming languages
- Game programming
- Implementing esoteric programming languages and programming in them

- Composing and playing technical death metal
- Learning natural languages and conlangs. I'm currently studying Russian and Japanese, know some Finnish, English, Spanish, German and Swedish, and am a big fan of Lojban.