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Decoding reality : the universe as quantum information

Author: Vlatko Vedral
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Vlatko Vedral takes us on a voyage of discovery. In this engaging and mind-stretching book, he explores the nature of information and looks at quantum computing, discussing the bizarre effects that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vlatko Vedral
ISBN: 9780199237692 0199237697 9780199695744 0199695741
OCLC Number: 912448705
Description: x, 229 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Creation ex nihilo : something from nothing --
Information for all seasons --
Back to basics : bits and pieces --
Digital romance : life is a four-letter word --
Murphy's Law : I knew this would happen to me --
Place your bets in it to win it --
Social informatics : get connected or die tryin' --
Quantum schmuntum : lights, camera, action! --
Surfing the waves : hyper-fast computers --
Children of the aimless chance : randomness versus determinism --
Sand reckoning : whose information is it, anyway? --
Destruction ab toto : nothing from something.
Responsibility: Vlatko Vedral.

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Let Vedral guide you skilfully through the wonderland of modern physics - where nothing is as it seems. This is the finest treatment I have read of the weird interplay of quantum reality, information Read more...

 
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