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

Course information

Course outline [pdf, html]

Announcements:

Course materials

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 (due September 30)
[pdf, latex]
Solutions to problem set 1
[pdf]
Problem set 2 (due October 21)
[pdf, latex]
Solutions to problem set 2
[pdf]
Problem set 3 (due November 11)
[pdf, latex]
Solutions to problem set 3
[pdf]
Problem set 4 (due December 3)
[pdf, latex]

Project

Project handout [pdf]

A project proposal is due on November 5, and the final project is due on December 10.