(The so-called Mathematical Bridge on the Cam: an example of a beautiful theory which didn't work in practice - or did it?) The workshop will take place in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences
of the University of Cambridge, from the 6th to the 8th of July 2009.
The aim is to congregate researchers working on the same themes,
providing, besides few focused presentations, plenty of free time for
detailed discussions and exchange of ideas. The theme covered in this workshop will be: Quantum Information Theory with Correlated and Finite Resources Quantum Information Theory is the study of information-processing tasks such as storage and transmission of information, or manipulation of entanglement, using quantum-mechanical systems. Until very recently, the study of these processes was limited to the case in which the required resources, e.g. information sources, communication channels or entanglement resources, were assumed to be available for an infinite number of independent uses. In reality, however, resources are used a finite number of times, and there are unavoidable correlations between their successive uses. Hence, it is important to forego the assumption of independence and evaluate optimal rates of information-processing tasks for finite number of uses of correlated resources. Venue: MR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge Titles and abstracts: click here Scientific program: click here Social program: Monday 6th July
Tuesday 7th July
Confirmed Participants:
Acknowledgments: this workshop was supported by a grant from the Foundational Questions Institute and by the Cambridge Centre for Quantum Computation Contacts: Francesco Buscemi (buscemi_at_statslab.cam.ac.uk) & Nilanjana Datta (n.datta_at_statslab.cam.ac.uk) Workshop Secretary: Mrs Miranda Canty (mlc59_at_hermes.cam.ac.uk) |