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Computation, logic, games, and quantum foundations : the many facets of Samson Abramsky ; essays dedicated to Samson Abramsky on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Author: Bob Coecke; Luke Ong; P Panangaden
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Lecture notes in computer science, 7860.; Lecture notes in computer science., Festschrift.; LNCS sublibrary., SL 1,, Theoretical computer science and general issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Festschrift volume, published in honor of Samson Abramsky, contains contributions written by some of his colleagues, former students, and friends. In celebration of the 60th birthday of Samson Abramsky, a conference was held in Oxford, UK, during May 28-30, 2010. The papers in this volume represent his manifold contributions to semantics, logic, games, and quantum mechanics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Samson Abramsky; Samson Abramsky
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Coecke; Luke Ong; P Panangaden
ISBN: 9783642381645 3642381642
OCLC Number: 842137999
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 362 p.) : ill.
Contents: Use of a Canonical Hidden-Variable Space in Quantum Mechanics.- Imperfect Information in Logic and Concurrent Games.- Compositional Quantum Logic.- The Algebra of Directed Acyclic Graphs.- Diagrammatic Reasoning for Delay-Insensitive Asynchronous Circuits.- Payoffs, Intensionality and Abstraction in Games.- On the Theory of Composition in Physics.- On the Functor 2.- Quantum Speedup and Categorical Distributivity.- Unifying Semantics for Concurrent Programming.- Unfixing the Fixpoint: The Theories of the lamdaY -Calculus.- Continuous Domain Theory in Logical Form.- Presheaf Models of Quantum Computation: An Outline.- Nothing Can Be Fixed.- Dialogue Categories and Frobenius Monoids.- Anatomy of a Domain of Continuous Random Variables II.- Towards Nominal Abramsky.- Techniques for Formal Modelling and Analysis of Quantum Systems.- Quantum Field Theory for Legspinners.- Bicompletions of Distance Matrices.- Partial Recursive Functions and Finality.- Breaking the Atom with Samson.- Reasoning about Strategies.- Domain Theory in Topical Form.- Kolmogorov Complexity of Categories.
Series Title: Lecture notes in computer science, 7860.; Lecture notes in computer science., Festschrift.; LNCS sublibrary., SL 1,, Theoretical computer science and general issues.
Responsibility: Bob Coecke, Luke Ong, Prakash Panangaden (eds.).
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