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Logical Methods in Quantum Information Theory

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Logic, Language, Information and Computation (WoLLIC 2012)

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science ((LNTCS,volume 7456))

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I will talk about some recent applications of logical methods to quantum information theory. In computing, a higher-order function is a function for which the input or output is another function. I will argue that many of the interesting phenomena of quantum information theory involve higher-order functions, although that is often not how they are presented. I’ll talk about the quantum lambda calculus as a possible framework to describe such phenomena.

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Selinger, P. (2012). Logical Methods in Quantum Information Theory. In: Ong, L., de Queiroz, R. (eds) Logic, Language, Information and Computation. WoLLIC 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7456. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32621-9_7

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