Quantum Information Theory [E2 270 (3:0) – Fall 2022]

Shayan Srinivasa Garani,

[Tuesday, Thursday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm]

Venue: DESE Conference Room No. 105
Starting date/Org. meeting: Aug 4th, 2022

Course Syllabus:

  • Overview of concepts from classical Shannon theory, noiseless quantum theory, noisy quantum theory and purified quantum theory, distance measures, quantum information and entropy, information of quantum channels, quantum typicality, packing lemma, covering lemma, Schumacher compression, entanglement concentration, noisy quantum Shannon theory, product measurements at the decoder, information-processing task, classical capacity theorem, superadditivity of Holevo information, entanglement-assisted classical communication.


  • Mark M. Wilde, “Quantum Information Theory”, Cambridge University Press
  • M. Hayashi “Quantum Information Theory: A Mathematical Foundation” Springer-Verlag
  • John Preskill Notes