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  • Quantum Bayesian Route to Quantum State Space

    Tue, Aug 06, 2013 @ 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Professor RŁediger Schack, Royal Holloway, University of London

    Talk Title: Quantum Bayesian Route to Quantum State Space

    Abstract: This talk explores the question of deriving the structure of quantum-state space from a set of assumptions in the spirit of quantum Bayesianism. The starting point is the representation of quantum states induced by a symmetric informationally complete measurement or SIC. In this representation, the Born rule takes the form of a particularly simple modification of the law of total probability. The talk shows how to derive key features of quantum-state space in this framework.

    Biography: Ruediger Schack is a Professor of Mathematics at Royal Holloway, University of London. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical Physics at the University of Munich in 1991 and held postdoctoral positions at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, the University of Southern California and the University of New Mexico before joining Royal Holloway in 1995. His research interests are quantum information theory, quantum cryptography and quantum Bayesianism.

    Host: Todd Brun, tbrun@usc.edu, EEB 502, x03503

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 539

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Mayumi Thrasher

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