Beyond I.I.D. in Information Theory at Banff

posted Jul 6, 2015, 5:52 PM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Jul 19, 2015, 7:34 PM ]

I am currently attending the "Beyond I.I.D. in Information Theory" at Banff. 


Attending ISIT 2015 in Hong Kong

posted Jun 14, 2015, 6:58 AM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Jun 18, 2015, 7:44 PM ]

UPDATE! Quantum Information Theorist, Alexander Holevo, named 2016 Claude E. Shannon Award. Such a great news to our community.

Looking forward to this year's program!

Visit University of Newcastle

posted May 29, 2015, 5:58 AM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated May 29, 2015, 5:59 AM ]

I will be visiting Lawrence Ong in University of Newcastle on 02-Jun-2015, and give a seminar in the information group. 

AQIS'15 conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

posted May 6, 2015, 3:25 PM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh

AQIS'15 conference is now CALL FOR PAPERS. 

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CALL FOR PAPERS

15th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference (AQIS'15)
August 24-30, 2015 at KIAS in SEOUL, KOREA
- Tutorials: August 24
- Main Conference: August 25-28
- Satellite Meeting "Implementation of QIP": August 29-30
- Hosted by Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), Seoul, Korea
 
Important Dates:
[all 23:59 Anywhere on Earth(AoE) in 2015]
- Submission deadline: June 11
- Acceptance notification: July 11
- Final manuscript deadline: July 25
- Early Registration deadline: July 25

We would like to draw your attention, and that of the quantum information community, to the 15th edition of the Asian Quantum Information Science Conference (AQIS'15). 

It is the leading conference in the subject in Asia, its highly successful predecessors having been EQIS'01-05 and AQIS'06-14. The topics covered include, but are not limited to, quantum computing, quantum information theory and experiment, quantum communication and cryptography, and foundations of quantum mechanics.

Details about the conference can be found on the website: 
                http://aqis-conf.org/2015/
Please check repeatedly as the information there will be updated regularly. 

Like its previous editions, AQIS'15 will consist of invited talks and tutorials, as well as oral and poster presentations, selected by a high-profile international programme committee.

Invited speakers include [to be completed]:
*Scott Aaronson (MIT)
*Sergey Bravyi (IBM)
*Kihwan Kim (Tsinghua U)
*Christian Kurtsiefer (NUS, Singapore)
*Yasunobu Nakamura (RIKEN and U Tokyo)
*Jian Wei Pan (USTC, Hefei)
*Renato Renner (ETH, Zurich)
 
Tutorial Speakers include [to be completed]:
*Dagmar Bruss (U Duesseldorf)
*Daniel Nagaj (Solvak Acad. Sciences)
 
Contributions are solicited in (but not limited to) the following areas:

- Quantum computation, algorithms and complexity
- Quantum information theory
- Quantum decoherence fighting concepts, methods and tools
- Quantum cryptography
- Quantum communications experiments and theory
- Quantum technologies (optics, atomic physics, and solid-state physics, etc.)
- Quantum processor and computer design
 
The submission deadline is June 11, 2015, 23:59 Anywhere on Earth (AoE).
All submissions must follow the guidelines specified on the web site.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Seoul, Korea!
 
Committee Chairs
Steering Committee: Jozef Gruska (Masaryk U, Brno)
Conference: Jaewan Kim (KIAS, Seoul)
Organizing Committee: Jaewan Kim (KIAS, Seoul) & Shigeru Yamashita (Ritsumeikan U)
Program Committee: Richard Jozsa (U Cambridge) & Harald Weinfurter (LMU Munich)
 
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In University College London (UCL)

posted Apr 26, 2015, 1:48 PM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Apr 30, 2015, 1:36 PM ]

I am visiting Simone Severini in UCL from April 26-28, 2015. 

Interesting debate hosted in Cambridge

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:25 PM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Apr 30, 2015, 1:38 PM ]

UPDATE: Aram's team won (216 to 32)!

There is an interesting debate hosted by Cambridge Judge Business School's Town and Gown Series on Tuesday 21 April, where our friend Aram Harrow will be the speaker to defend it. 

THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT QUANTUM COMPUTING, WHILE SCIENTIFICALLY INTERESTING, WILL NOT MAKE A PRACTICAL DIFFERENCE TO SOCIETY IN OUR LIFETIME
Speakers:
Dr Hermann Hauser, Co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners
Ilyas Khan, Leader in Residence and Fellow in Management Practice, Cambridge Judge Business School
Dr Aram Harrow, Assistant Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Please see below for location and agenda information.

VenueCambridge Union Society, 9a Bridge Street Cambridge CB2 1UB
Dress: Business casual
Arrival18:45
Debate19:00
Networking & Drinks Reception20:00-20:30





Visit Cambridge University

posted Apr 15, 2015, 9:02 AM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Apr 29, 2015, 12:47 PM ]

I am currently visiting (CQIF) the Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations in the University of Cambridge from 15 April-04 May, 2015.

I will be delivering a talk in the CQIF Seminar series on May 1st, 2015. 

http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/59378

Visit the University of Bristol and attend Heilbronn Quantum Algorithms Meeting 2005

posted Apr 13, 2015, 3:42 AM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Apr 20, 2015, 3:41 PM ]

I am visiting Ashley Montanaro at the University of Bristol for two days (April 13-14, 2015), and attend the Heilbronn Quantum Algorithms Meeting 2015.

I would also like to thank Peter Turner, a friend who I know in Tokyo since 2009,  for inviting me to attend the Hanami (Sakura viewing) event. 
 

Visit Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

posted Apr 8, 2015, 4:53 AM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh

I am currently visiting Matthias Christandl in the university of Copenhagen from April 8-12, 2015. Just delivered a talk on "secrecy reversibility" at their quantum lunch seminar. 


My Interview by the UK-based Research Media’s publication: International Innovation

posted Apr 5, 2015, 1:21 PM by Min-Hsiu Hsieh   [ updated Apr 5, 2015, 1:40 PM ]

I am featured in  Issue 175: The time for change, pp 10-12, published by International Innovation.  


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