Quantum Information and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

02 Jul2013

Speaker: Multiple Speakers

Time: July 2 - 5, 2013


Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 182 (Victoria Hall)
1961 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

July 2 – 5, 2013, University of British Columbia

The goal of this workshop was 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

Invited talks:

•    Samson Abramsky, University of Oxford, UK,
•    Stephen Bartlett, Unviersity of Sydney, Australia,
•    Roger Colbeck, ETH Zurich, Switzerland,
•    Joseph Emerson, University of Waterloo, Canada,
•    Chris Heunen, University of Oxford, UK,
•    Pawel Horodecki, University of Gdansk, Poland,
•    Terry Rudolph, Imperial College London, UK,
•    Simone Severini, University College London, UK
•    Robert Spekkens, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada,
•    Mordecai Waegell, Worcester Polytechnic, USA.

Approx. 60 participants, 16 additional contributed talks and posters.

Organizing committee: R. Raussendorf, UBC; Dan Browne, University College London

Funding sources: QMI, Cifar, EPSRC (UK), PIMS

A repository of presentation slides is maintained at:

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