Tag Archives: quantum information

Foundations of randomness, Day 1: Scarani

As mentioned in the previous post, a highlight of the project I participated in over the past five weeks was the three-day workshop that we organized at STIAS towards the end of October. The purpose of the workshop was to … Continue reading

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Hypercontractivity in quantum information theory

In this post I’d like to briefly mention some connections between log-Sobolev inequalities, and more specifically hypercontractivity, with quantum mechanics and quantum information. To anyone interested I recommend the video from Christopher King’s excellent overview talk at the BIRS workshop. … Continue reading

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Workshop on “Quantum games and Protocols” at the Simons

** Update: videos are now up! ** This past week saw the first of three week-long workshop that will rhythm the semester on quantum Hamiltonian complexity at the Simons institute (I’ll count the boot camp was the zeroth-such workshop). Dorit Aharonov, John Watrous and … Continue reading

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The Berkeley theory retreat and rounding the Lasserre hierarchy

I apologize for posting being so slow these days…but my attempt at blogging is not dead (yet)! Things have been piling up, with an extended trip, a visitor, and now some urgent deadlines… I expect to get back to more … Continue reading

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QIP 2013 accepts

****Edit 11/23**** Plenary talks have now been posted. Talks that were not already among the list of accepted papers (see below) are: Ronald de Wolf (based on joint work with S. Fironi, S. Massar, S. Pokutta, H. Tiwary), “Lower bounds … Continue reading

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