Latest Information theory Stories

2012-05-16 00:46:48

In its early years, information theory — which grew out of a landmark 1948 paper by MIT alumnus and future professor Claude Shannon — was dominated by research on error-correcting codes: How do you encode information so as to guarantee its faithful transmission, even in the presence of the corrupting influences engineers call "noise"?

Expert Predicts Quantum Computing Technology Could Be Near
2012-05-07 04:02:49

A prominent theoretical physicist and the co-author of a book on quantum mechanics believes that research in the field of quantum computing is rapidly progressing, and that the technology is inching ever closer to becoming a reality.

2012-05-04 23:02:18

Quintel Partners with Tier 1 US Operator to Increase Pan Handle Network Capacity in Advance of Spring Break Rochester, New York (PRWEB) May 04, 2012

Theoretical Physicist Michio Kaku: The End Is Near For Moore’s Law
2012-05-01 09:03:39

The days of Moore’s Law, which says computer processing capability doubles every 18 months, could be coming to a close according to theoretical physicist Michio Kaku.

NIST Physicists Benchmark Quantum Simulator With Hundreds Of Qubits
2012-04-25 11:32:05

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a quantum simulator that can engineer interactions among hundreds of quantum bits (qubits)—10 times more than previous devices.

2012-03-29 14:40:35

Researchers have discovered a new way in which computers based on quantum physics could beat the performance of classical computers.

2012-03-23 09:43:47

One of the strange features of quantum information is that, unlike almost every other type of information, it cannot be perfectly copied.

Latest Information theory Reference Libraries

Open Systems & Information Dynamics
2012-05-17 15:20:56

Open Systems & Information Dynamics (OSID) is journal published by World Scientific. The aim of the Journal is to promote interdisciplinary research in mathematics, physics, engineering and life sciences centered around the issues of broadly understood information processing, storage and transmission, in both quantum and classical settings. Our special interest lies in the information-theoretic approach to phenomena dealing with dynamics and thermodynamics, control, communication,...

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