Ottawa-Fields Workshop on Traces Ottawa-Fields Workshop on Traces
April 28-30, 2007

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Saturday, 28 April

9-10:15
Phil Scott. Monoidal & Traced Monoidal Categories (Minicourse)
10:15-10:30
Break
10:30-11:30
Rick Blute: C* Categories (Minicourse)
11:30-11:45
Break
11:45-12:15
Derek Wise: Loops, Bubbles, and Trace Divergences in Quantum Field Theory
12:15-1:45
Lunch
1:45-3:00
Matthias Neufang (Minicourse): Traces in Functional Analysis and Operator Algebras
3:00-3:15
Break
3:15-4:15
Claus Koestler: Traces in noncommutative probability and subfactor theory
4:15-4:30
Break
4:30-5:00
Dusko Pavlovic: A monadic view of traces and intruders

Sunday, 29 April          Abstracts Click Here

9-10:00
Louis Kauffman: Anyonic Topological Computation and Quantum Algorithms for knot polynomials
10:00-10:15
Break
10:15-11:15
Tim Porter: Formal Homotopy, quantum field theory, and traces
11:15-11:30
Break
11:30-12:00
Prakash Panangaden: Internal Traces
12:05-12:35
Eric Paquette: Quantum Decoherence
12:35-2:00
Lunch
2:00-3:00
Paul-André Melliès: Functorial Boxes in String Diagrams
3:00-3:30
Break
3:30-4:00
Greg Meredith: Knots as processes
4:00-4:30
Benoit Valiron: A categorical model for a quantum lambda calculus
4:45-
Reception at the Math Department (585 King Edward)

Monday, 30 April          Abstracts Click Here

9-10:00
Samson Abramsky: Axiomatics of No-Cloning and No-Deleting
10:00-10:15
Break
10:15-11:15
Robin Cockett: Itegories and Partial Combinatory Algebras
11:15-11:30
Break
11:30-12:00
Tarmo Uustalu: Comonadic Notions of Computation
12:00-12:30
Nicola Gambino: Traces of analytic functors

End of Workshop