MQI Seminar List
for period 27 August to 20 December 2013
Wednesday 28 August | ||
14:00-16:00 | Koenig, R (University of Waterloo) | |
Quantum entropy power inequalities | Sem 2 |
Thursday 29 August | ||
14:00-15:00 | Gour, G (University of Calgary) | |
Towards a complete classification of multipartite entanglement | Sem 1 |
Monday 02 September | ||
10:00-11:00 | Vidick, T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
Lecture 1: Entanglement in quantum interactive proofs (tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Mitchison, G (University of Cambridge) | |
Classical and quantum de Finetti theorems | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Brandao, F (University College London) | |
Lecture 1: Information-Theoretic Techniques in Many-Body Physics | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Harrow, A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
Separable states, the unique games conjecture and monogamy of entanglement | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Cubitt, TS (University of Cambridge) | |
Undecidability of the spectral gap problem | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 03 September | ||
09:00-10:00 | Vidick, T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
Lecture 2: Entanglement in quantum interactive proofs (tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Brandao, F (University College London) | |
Lecture 2: Information-Theoretic Techniques in Many-Body Physics | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Perez Garcia, D (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) | |
Lecture 1: Operator Space theory: a natural framework for Bell inequalities | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Nechita, IA (CNRS/Université de Toulouse) | |
Lecture 1: Random matrix theory with a view towards free probability, and connections to quantum information | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Leung, D (University of Waterloo) | |
The little we know about LOCC | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 04 September | ||
09:00-10:00 | Perez Garcia, D (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) | |
Lecture 2: Operator Space theory: a natural framework for Bell inequalities | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Nechita, IA (CNRS/Université de Toulouse) | |
Lecture 2: Random matrix theory with a view towards free probability, and connections to quantum information | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Keating, J (University of Bristol) | |
Lecture 1: A Primer in Random Matrix Theory | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Datta, N (University of Cambridge) | |
Lecture 1: One-shot Quantum Information Theory I: Entropic Quantities | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Collins, B (University of Ottawa and AIMR) | |
Free compression norms and Lp norms | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Wolf, M (Technische Universität München) | |
On spectral convergence bounds and the undecidability of control problems | Sem 1 |
Thursday 05 September | ||
09:00-10:00 | Keating, J (University of Bristol) | |
Lecture 2: A Primer in Random Matrix Theory | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Datta, N (University of Cambridge) | |
Lecture 2: One-shot Quantum Information Theory II: Information Transmission | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Dupuis, F (Aarhus Universitet) | |
A new definition for the quantum conditional Rényi entropy | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Szarek, SJ (Case Western Reserve University) | |
Lecture 1: Concentration of measure (tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Santha, M (Université Paris 7 - Denis-Diderot) | |
Lecture 1 - Quantum walk and learning graph based algorithms (a tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Nagaj, D (Universität Wien) | |
Lecture 1: Introduction to Quantum Complexity (tutorial) | Sem 1 |
Friday 06 September | ||
09:00-10:00 | Szarek, SJ (Case Western Reserve University) | |
Lecture 2: Concentration of measure (tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Santha, M (Université Paris 7 - Denis-Diderot) | |
Lecture 2 - Quantum walk and learning graph based algorithms (a tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Nagaj, D (Universität Wien) | |
Lecture 2: Introduction to Quantum Complexity (tutorial) | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:30 | Eisert, J (Freie Universität Berlin) | |
Boson-Sampling in the light of sample complexity | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:00 | Strelchuk, S (University of Cambridge) | |
Entanglement recycling and generalized teleportation | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Ambainis, A (University of Latvia) | |
Exact quantum algorithms | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Gross, D (Universität Freiburg) | |
Quantum Information for Optical Microscopy | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 11 September | ||
15:00-16:00 | Gottesman, D (Perimeter Institute, Waterloo) | |
The resource theory of magic states | Sem 1 |
Thursday 12 September | ||
13:30-14:30 | Buhrman, H (CWI, Amsterdam) | |
Random thoughts | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 17 September | ||
14:00-15:00 | Hsieh, M-H (University of Technology Sydney) | |
When do local operations and classical communication suffice for two-qubit state discrimination? | Sem 2 |
Thursday 19 September | ||
14:00-15:00 | Cabello, A (Universidad de Sevilla) | |
A graph-theoretic approach to quantum correlations and the exclusivity principle | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 24 September | ||
14:00-15:00 | Pisier, G (Texas A&M University) | |
Quantum expanders and growth of operator spaces | Sem 1 |
Thursday 26 September | ||
13:30-14:30 | Horodecki, M (University of Gdansk) | |
On equivalence between Popescu-Rohrlich boxes and random access codes | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 01 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Wootters, W (Williams College) | |
What is the origin of complex probability amplitudes? | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 02 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Rangamani, M (University of Durham) | |
Holographic tutorial | Sem 1 |
Thursday 03 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Duan, R (University of Technology, Sydney) | |
Zero-Error Classical Channel Capacity and Simulation Cost Assisted by Quantum Non-Signalling Correlations | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 08 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Audenaert, K (Royal Holloway, University of London) | |
Quantum skew divergence | Sem 1 |
Thursday 10 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Anders, J (University College London) | |
Thermodynamics of discrete quantum processes | Sem 1 |
Monday 14 October | ||
10:00-11:00 | Christandl, M, Walter, M (ETH Zurich) | |
Welcome and Overview Talk by the Organisers | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Solovej, JP (University of Copenhagen) | |
The classical entropy of quantum states | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Mulmuley, K (University of Chicago) | |
The complexity of Kronecker Coefficients | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Aubrun, G (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) | |
Quantum marginals: the generic entanglement regime | Sem 1 | |
17:00-18:00 | Holevo, A (Russian Academy of Sciences ) | |
Quantum Shannon Theory: Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 15 October | ||
09:00-10:00 | Gross, D (Universität Freiburg ) | |
Marginal Entropies for Causal Inference and Quantum Non-Locality | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Harrow, A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
Group representations and quantum information theory | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Ressayre, N (Université Montpellier 2) | |
Eigencones and Levi movability | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Collins, B (University of Ottawa and AIMR) | |
Operator norm convergence for sequence of matrices and application to QIT | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Szarek, SJ (Case Western Reserve University) | |
Threshold phenomena for quantum marginals | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 16 October | ||
09:00-10:00 | Gisin, N (Université de Genève) | |
Quantum correlations in Newtonian space and time: faster than light communication or nonlocality | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Kent, A (University of Cambridge) | |
Continuous nonlocal games: why quantum nonlocality is not dominated | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Doran, B (ETH Zürich) | |
Applications of non-reductive groups in Quantum Information Theory | Sem 1 |
Thursday 17 October | ||
09:00-10:00 | Landsberg, JM (Texas A&M University) | |
Recent contributions of algebraic geometry and representation theory to complexity theory | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Bürgisser, P (Technische Universität Berlin) | |
The Challenges of Geometric Complexity Theory | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Vergne, M (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu) | |
Multiplicities of representations of compact Lie groups, qualitative properties and some computations | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Schilling, C (ETH Zürich) | |
Pinning of Fermionic occupation numbers | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Nakata, M (RIKEN) | |
The second-order reduced density matrices and its application to chemistry and physics | Sem 1 |
Friday 18 October | ||
09:00-10:00 | Ruskai, MB (Tufts University) | |
Uniqueness of pre-images of quantum marginals | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Verstraete, F (Universität Wien) | |
Quantum marginals in quantum spin systems | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Terhal, B (RWTH Aachen University) | |
Different Circuit-to-Hamiltonian Constructions and their application for QMA | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Dalai, M (Università degli Studi di Brescia) | |
Reliability of classical and classical-quantum channels | Sem 1 |
Monday 21 October | ||
11:00-12:00 | Bennett, C H (IBM Research, Yorktown Heights) | |
Reasoning about postselection and complexity | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 22 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Mozrzymas, M (Wroclaw University) | |
Structure and properties of the algebra of partially transposed operators | Sem 1 |
Thursday 24 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Oppenheim, J (University College London) | |
The Second Laws of Quantum Thermodynamics | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 29 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Renner, R (ETH Zurich) | |
Does freedom of choice imply that the wave function is real? Q+ online seminar | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 30 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Cadney , J (University of Bristol) | |
Inequalities for the Ranks of Quantum States | Sem 2 |
Thursday 31 October | ||
14:00-15:00 | Eisert, J (Freie Universität Berlin) | |
Correlations, area laws, and stability of open and thermal many-body quantum systems | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 05 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | ||
No seminar due to UCL-Paris Quantum Connection event in London 4-5 November | Sem 1 |
Thursday 07 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Werner, R (Leibniz University Hannover) | |
Spectrum and propagation in electric quantum walks. | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 12 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Kimmel, S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
Robust Characterization of Quantum Processes | Sem 1 |
Thursday 14 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Shor, P (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
A mod-p generalization of the CHSH game | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 19 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Horodecki, PJ (Gdansk University of Technology) | |
Device-independent radomness amplification with few devices and noise tolerance | Sem 1 |
Thursday 21 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Browne, D (University College London) | |
Efficient decoders for qudit topological codes | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 26 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Paulsen, V (University of Houston, TX) | |
Operator Systems, Tsirelson's Conjectures and Quantum Chromatic Numbers | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 27 November | ||
11:15-12:15 | Eisert, J (Freie Universität Berlin) | |
Boson sampling in the light of sampling complexity: A review | Sem 1 | |
13:30-14:30 | Ta-Shma, A (Tel Aviv University) | |
Inverting well-conditioned matrices in Quantum Logspace | Sem 1 | |
15:00-16:00 | Vidick, T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | |
A polynomial-time algorithm for the ground state of 1D gapped local Hamiltonians | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Montanaro, A (University of Bristol) | |
Complexity classification of local Hamiltonian problems | Sem 1 |
Thursday 28 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | McClean, J (Harvard University) | |
A variational eigenvalue solver on a quantum processor | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Ronnow, T (ETH Zürich) | |
Probing Quantum Speedup in D-Wave Two | Sem 1 | |
13:30-14:30 | Severini, S (University College London) | |
Graph Isomorphism: Quantum Ideas | Sem 1 | |
15:00-16:00 | Cubitt, T (University of Cambridge) | |
A constructive algorithm for the commutative Quantum Lovász Local Lemma | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 03 December | ||
14:00-15:00 | Massar, S (Université Libre Bruxelles) | |
Generalised Probabilistic Theories and the extension complexity of polytopes | Sem 2 |
Thursday 05 December | ||
14:00-15:00 | Renner, R (ETH Zürich) | |
One-shot entropies from thermodynamics | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 10 December | ||
14:00-15:00 | Bouda, J (Masaryk University) | |
Device-independent randomness extraction for arbitrarily weak min-entropy source | Sem 1 |
Thursday 12 December | ||
14:00-15:00 | Wilde, M (Louisiana State University) | |
Multiplicativity of completely bounded p-norms implies a strong converse for entanglement-assisted capacity | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Hayden, P (Stanford University) | |
The computational complexity of entanglement detection | Sem 1 |
Monday 16 December | ||
14:00-15:00 | Tomamichel, M (Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore) | |
Non-Asymptotic Fundamental Limits and Gaussian Approximations for classical-quantum channels | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 17 December | ||
14:00-15:00 | Garcia-Patron, R (Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik) | |
A solution of the Gaussian optimizer conjecture | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Yang, D (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) | |
Potential capacity of quantum channels | Sem 1 |
Other Seminars |
Seminars in the University National and International Scientific Research Meetings |