Matheus Grasselli (McMaster ), Mary Beth Ruskai (Tufts), Daniel Lidar
Akio Fujiwara (Osaka)
Daniel Gottesman (Perimeter Institute)
Matheus Grasselli (McMaster )
Anna Jencova (Slovak Academy of Sciences)
Daniel Lidar (Toronto)
Hoi-Kwong Lo (Toronto)
Hiroshi Nagaoka (University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo)
Denes Petz (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
Mary Beth Ruskai (Tufts)
Rob Spekkens (Perimeter Institute)
9 days workshop (invitation only) at McMaster University followed by
a one day Open Symposium at the Fields Institute (Symposium
Information Geometry consists of the application of differential geometrical
methods to the study of families of probabilities, both classical and
quantum, either parametric or nonparametric. Much of the work in its
quantum version has been concentrated on manifolds of density operators
for both finite and infinite dimensional quantum systems and their associated
monotone metrics, alpha connections, quantum entropies and projection
While quantum information has always been a motivation for the geometric
study of quantum state spaces, this activity will bring together leading
experts in quantum information geometry with a common interest in the
application of geometric techniques to specific problems of quantum
computing, such as quantum estimation, quantum channel entropy,quantum
noise and entanglement and quantum algorithms. At the same time, it
aims to review the existing different trends in order to establish a
unified framework for further research into the differential geometric
properties of quantum state spaces in general.
Accommodation in Hamilton
Mary Keyes Residence
Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 24781
Fax: (905) 529-3319
||Student residence (suites).
Four rooms, two washrooms, and common area in each suite.
649 Main Street West
Tel: (905) 529-6979
Fax: (905) 529-6979
|Single $87 Double $93
||Pool, restaurant, 2 km from University
149 Dundurn Streeet North
Tel: (905) 529-2311 Toll-free: 866-236-4662
Fax: (905) 529-9100
|Single $90 Double $90
||Restaurant, 4 km from University
McMaster University and the recently renovated James Stewart
Centre for Mathematics is located in Hamilton Hall and home of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics.
The McMaster campus is a 45-minute drive from Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
Hamilton also has a small airport of its own with regular
service to Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa and other cities in Canada on Westjet
For Participant flying into Toronto's Pearson Airport, and there is
a convenient shuttle service that will bring you directly to Hamilton
offered through Airways Transit. The one-way fare is
approx. $40 per person. Reservations can be made online at the Airways
Transit Website, or by calling (905) 689-4460.
Other transportation options:
Airways Transit shuttle
van, one way fare: approx. $40 per person
Symphony Limousine private
car, one way fare $85 flat rate.
rental agencies from Toronto (Pearson) Airport
If you are driving, follow these directions
to get to campus and then use the campus map. The conference
building is Hamilton Hall. See here for current Hamilton weather.
For more information contact: Program Coordinator at Fields firstname.lastname@example.org
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