Generalised Compositional Theories and Diagrammatic Reasoning

  • Bob Coecke
  • Ross Duncan
  • Aleks Kissinger
  • Quanlong Wang
Chapter
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 181)

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to the use of diagrammatic language, or perhaps more accurately, diagrammatic calculus, in quantum information and quantum foundations. We illustrate the use of diagrammatic calculus in one particular case, namely the study of complementarity and non-locality, two fundamental concepts of quantum theory whose relationship we explore in later part of this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bob Coecke
    • 1
  • Ross Duncan
    • 2
  • Aleks Kissinger
    • 1
  • Quanlong Wang
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Information SciencesUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK
  3. 3.School of Mathematics and System SciencesBeihang UniversityHaiDian District, BeijingChina

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