Prof Johan Meyer
Position
Senior Professor
Department
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Address
5.112
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
IB 74
Telephone
051 4012428
Office
Mathematical Sciences Building 112
Information

Short CV

PhD (Stellenbosch 1986)

Publications

Publications over the past ten years:

 

K.-T. Howell and J.H. Meyer, `Finite-dimensional near-vector spaces over fields of prime order`. Comm. Algebra  38 (2010), 86--93

W.-F. Ke and J.H. Meyer, `Matrix near-rings and 0-primitivity`. Monatsh. Math. 165 (2012), 353--363.

M.J. Dorfling and J.H. Meyer, `On polynomials and divisibility`. Amer. Math. Monthly 119(6) (2012), 502--506.

J.H. Meyer, J. Szigeti and L. van Wyk, `A Cayley-Hamilton trace identity for 2 x 2 matrices over Lie-solvable rings`. Linear Algebra Appl. 436 (2012), 2578–-2582.

K.-T. Howell and J.H. Meyer, `Near-vector spaces determined by finite fields`. J. Algebra 398 (2014), 55--62.

L. Marki, J.H. Meyer, J. Szigeti and  L. van Wyk,`Matrix representations of finitely generated Grassmann algebras

and some consequences`, Israel J. Math.  (2015), 373–384.

G.L. Booth, J.H. Meyer and K. Mogae, `On near-rings of homogeneous maps`, Comm. Algebra, 45(1) (2017), 322--331.

C.J. Maxson and J.H. Meyer, `Unique maximal rings of functions`, Comm. Algebra 45 (2017), 384--391.

B.-E. de Klerk, J.H. Meyer, J. Szigeti and  L. van Wyk,`A structural classification of the

automorphisms on some abelian groups`, Comm. Algebra 46(2) (2018), 467--479.

T. Boykett, W.-F. Ke and J.H. Meyer, `On Invertible matrices over a near-field.` J. Algebra 526 (2019), 345--355.

 B.-E. de Klerk and J.H. Meyer, `When is a permutation of the set Z^n (resp. Z_p^n, p prime) an automorphism of the group Z^n (resp. Z_p^n)?` Turkish J. Math. 42 (2018), 2965--2978.

A.J. van der Merwe, P.C.N. Groenewald, M.R. Sjolander and J.H. Meyer, Outlier Detection in a Random Effects Model, Comm. Statistics. Accepted for publication.

C.J. Maxson and J.H. Meyer, `Rings of congruence preserving functions, II`, submitted.

B.-E. de Klerk and J.H. Meyer, `Functional graphs of abelian group endomorphisms`, In preparation.

 

Publications (Short List)

 

Research

Current Projects:

  

Simple 0-symmetric near-rings with identity

0-primitive matrix near-rings

Symmetric differences of sets and coding theory 

 

 

 

 

Area(s) of Interest

Algebra and Mathematical Olympiads

Courses Presented

Complex Analysis (3rd years), Algebra (Honours), Algebra (Master`s)

Community Service

Setting papers for the South African Mathematical Olympiad. 
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