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Pirsa: 18040107 - On the concepts of universality in physics and computer science

Speaker(s):

Gemma De Las Cuevas

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Abstract:

A central fact in computer science is that there are universal machines, that is machines that can run any other program. Recently, a somewhat similar notion of universality has been discovered in physics, by which some spin models can simulate all other models. In this work we shed light on the relation between the two concepts of universality
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