Quantum Information and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

  • Start Date: 07/02/2013
  • End Date: 07/05/2013


Confirmed invited speakers:

Samson Abramsky, University of Oxford

Stephen Bartlett, Unviersity of Sydney
Joseph Emerson, University of Waterloo
Pawel Horodecki, University of Gdansk
Terry Rudolph, Imperial College London
Simone Severini, University College London
Robert Spekkens, Perimeter Istitute, Waterloo


University of British Columbia


The purpose of this workshop is to present and discuss recent developments in the overlap area between quantum information and foundations of quantum mechanics. The workshop is centered around, but not limited to, the following topics:


**Quantum logic beyond Birkhoff and von Neumann
**Contextuality and non-locality of quantum mechanics
**Measurement-based quantum computation

**Quantum mechanics and category theory

**QM foundations and cryptography


Robert Raussendorf, University of British Columbia and Daniel E. Browne, University College London

Other Information: 

Registration is open. Please visit http://www.qi.ubc.ca/QMFmain.html





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