• Pedro V. Silva

  • Research Area

    Combinatorial (Semi)group Theory, Language Theory and Combinatorics

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: University of Glasgow
    Year: 1992

  • Main research publications

    • On the topology of a boolean representable simplicial complex (with Stuart Margolis, John Rhodes) , Internat. J. Algebra Comput. 27 (2017)
    • Boolean Representations of Simplicial Complexes and Matroids (with John Rhodes) , Springer Monographs in Mathematics , Springer, 2015
      ISBN: 9783319151137
    • A noncommutative extension of Mahler’s theorem on interpolation series (with Jean-Eric Pin) , Europ. J. Combin. 36 (2014)
    • Fixed points of endomorphisms of virtually free groups , Pacific J. Math. 263 (2013)
    • The spectra of lamplighter groups and Cayley machines (with Mark Kambites and Benjamin Steinberg) , Geometriae Dedicata 120 (2006)
  • PhD Students

    • Nasim Karimi Reaching the minimum ideal in a finite semigroup co-supervision with Jorge Almeida, 2015
    • Nádia Maria Gonçalves de Almeida Pinto General Algorithms for Computing Genetic Kinship Likelihoods co-supervision with António Amorim, 2012
    • António Augusto Veloso da Costa Gamma-products of Monoids and Semigroups 2003

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Defended Theses

  • Structure, algorithmics and dynamics of endomorphisms for certain classes of groups
      André da Cruz Carvalho (April 2023)
      Pedro V. Silva
  • A point-free study of z-embeddings, more general classes of localic maps, and uniform continuity
      Ana Belén Avilez García (April 2023)
      Jorge Picado
  • Analysis of equations of motion of inextensible strings and networks
      Ayk Telciyan (April 2023)
      Dmitry Vorotnikov
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