• Alfredo Costa

  • Research Area

    (Pro)finite semigroups and symbolic dynamics

  • Institution

    University of Coimbra

  • PhD

    Institution: the University of Porto
    Year: 2007

  • Main research publications

    • On the group of a rational maximal bifix code (with Jorge Almeida, Revekka Kyriakoglou, Dominique Perrin) , Forum Mathematicum 32 (2019)
    • A categorical invariant of flow equivalence of shifts (with Benjamin Steinberg) , Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 36 (2016)
    • A geometric interpretation of the Schützenberger group of a minimal subshift (with Jorge Almeida) , Arkiv för Matematik 54 (2016)
    • Some operators that preserve the locality of a pseudovariety of semigroups (with Ana Escada) , International Journal of Algebra and Computation 23 (2013)
    • Profinite groups associated to sofic shifts are free (with Benjamin Steinberg) , Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society 102 (2011)
  • PhD Students

    • Herman Goulet-Ouellet co-supervision with Jorge Almeida, ongoing

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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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