Prof Vassili Mavron
MA (Cantab), MSc PhD (London)

Prof Vassili Mavron

Emeritus Professor

Department of Mathematics

Contact Details


Membership of Academic Societies: LMS, FIMA, FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications), FHEA Hellenic Society of Scientists in GB

Area of Expertise: Design Theory, Finite Geometries and their Codes

Area of Interest: Coding Theory, Cryptography

Visiting Positions: University of Waterloo, Canada (1980), University of Western Ontario, London, Canada (1981) University of Cyprus (2003)


Designs, finite geometries and codes.

Research Groups


Key, JD, McDonough, TP & Mavron, VC 2017, 'Codes from hall planes of odd order', Advances in Mathematics of Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 179-185.
Key, JD, McDonough, TP & Mavron, VC 2017, 'Improved partial permutation decoding for Reed–Muller codes', Discrete Mathematics, vol. 340, no. 4, pp. 722-728.
Key, JD, McDonough, T & Mavron, VC 2014, 'Codes from Hall planes of even order', Journal of Geometry, vol. 105, no. 1, pp. 33-41.
Mavron, VC, McDonough, T & Shrikhande, MS 2012, 'On quasi-symmetric designs with intersection difference three', Designs, Codes and Cryptography, vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 73-86.
Key, JD, McDonough, T & Mavron, VC 2010, 'Reed-Muller codes and permutation decoding', Discrete Mathematics, pp. 3114-3119.
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