Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday 10–11:20 in QNC 1201
Instructor: John Watrous
TA: Alessandro Cosentino

Course materials

Course outline [pdf, html]

Lecture notes from Fall 2011 [html]

Draft chapters from a book:

As the course progresses, I will be posting preliminary drafts of chapters of a book based on the material from this course. Please be aware that there are surely numerous errors, some omissions, and very little bibliographic information at this stage. Comments and corrections are greatly appreciated.

Front Matter
[pdf]
Chapter 1 Mathematical preliminaries
[pdf]
Chapter 2 Basic notions of quantum information
[pdf]
Chapter 3 Similarity, distance, and discrimination among states and channels
[pdf]
Chapter 4 Unital channels and majorization
[pdf]
Chapter 5 Quantum entropy and source coding
[pdf]
Chapter 6 Entanglement and nonlocality
[pdf]

Problem sets

Problem set 1
[pdf, latex]
Problem set 2
[pdf, latex]
Problem set 3
[pdf, latex]
Problem set 4
[pdf, latex]

Project

Project handout [pdf]