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Displaying all lectures given by: Michael Nielsen


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Cultural openness and its connection to online innovation in science
Speaker(s): Michael Nielsen
Abstract: How can we best take advantage of the internet to improve how science is done? Much attention has been paid to open access and open data as enablers of online innovation. In this talk, I discuss the complementary issue of cultural openness in science, and argue that a relatively closed culture is in... read more
Date: 11/09/2008 - 3:30 pm

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Quantum computation as geometry
Speaker(s): Michael Nielsen
Abstract: How should we think about quantum computing? The usual answer to this question is based on ideas inspired by computer science, such as qubits, quantum gates, and quantum circuits. In this talk I will explain an alternate geometric approach to quantum computation. In the geometric approach, an optima... read more
Date: 02/08/2006 - 2:00 pm
Series: Colloquium
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