
Date Time 
Location  Speaker 
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09/29 10:30am 
BLOC 628 
Michael Brannan TAMU 
Introduction and organizational meeting 

10/06 10:30am 
BLOC 628 
Michael Brannan TAMU 
Finite input/output games, strategies, correlations, and related operator algebras.
Over the next two lectures, I will present the basic notions around two player finite input/output games, strategies (deterministic, probabilistic, winning etc...), and the various correlation matrices that arise. We will then focus on the class of synchronous games and the relation between perfect strategies and the existence of certain tracial states on a universal associated to the game. We will follow section 9.4 thru Chapter 10 in the following notes:
http://www.math.uwaterloo.ca/~vpaulsen/EntanglementAndNonlocality_LectureNotes_7.pdf 

10/27 10:30am 
BLOC 628 
Michael Brannan TAMU 
Finite input/output games, strategies, correlations, and related operator algebras. (Part 2)
This is a continuation from the previous lecture:
Over the next two lectures, I will present the basic notions around two player finite input/output games, strategies (deterministic, probabilistic, winning etc...), and the various correlation matrices that arise. We will then focus on the class of synchronous games and the relation between perfect strategies and the existence of certain tracial states on a universal associated to the game. We will follow section 9.4 thru Chapter 10 in the following notes:
http://www.math.uwaterloo.ca/~vpaulsen/EntanglementAndNonlocality_LectureNotes_7.pdf 

12/01 10:30am 
BLOC 628 
Ken Dykema TAMU 
Nonclosure of a set of quantum correlations.
Using elementary techniques, we show that the convex set C_q(5,2) of quantum correlations with 5 inputs and 2 outputs is not closed. (Joint work with Vern Paulsen and Jitendra Prakash). 

12/04 2:00pm 
BLOC 628 
Ken Dykema TAMU 
Nonclosure of a set of quantum correlations, part II
Using elementary techniques, we show that the convex set C_q(5,2) of quantum correlations with 5 inputs and 2 outputs is not closed. (Joint work with Vern Paulsen and Jitendra Prakash). 