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Quantum Mechanics and Information Retrieval

Massimo Melucci, Benjamin Piwowarski
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval - ICTIR '13  
Quantum Mechanics and Information Retrieval: Applications [slide 2.4.60] 2.4. Entropy Theory. Example . Quantum Mechanics and Information Retrieval: Applications [slide 2.5.67] 2.5.  ...  Quantum Mechanics and Information Retrieval: Theory[slide 1.3.23] . Quantum Mechanics and Information Retrieval: Theory[slide 1.3.30] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2499178.2499202 dblp:conf/ictir/MelucciP13 fatcat:ynatpizmjbe6xlcrnr5mlzol6q

Sheaf-Theoretic Methods in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory [article]

Carmen Maria Constantin
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, starting from a topos-theoretic perspective, we develop the construction of contextual entropy in order to give a unified treatment of classical and quantum notions of information theoretic entropy  ...  quantum mechanical phenomena, such as quantum non-locality and contextuality.  ...  Last, but not least, perhaps the most advanced and important application of this topostheoretic construction during this exciting era of Quantum Information Theory would be to obtain new quantitative and  ... 
arXiv:1510.02561v1 fatcat:dwxckqmdq5bgbk2w4lp3c5jbxi

Some Novel Thought Experiments Involving Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information [article]

Omid Akhavan
2004 arXiv   pre-print
In this thesis, we have proposed some novel thought experiments involving foundations of quantum mechanics and quantum information theory, using quantum entanglement property.  ...  Regarding quantum information theory, two theoretical quantum communication schemes including quantum dense coding and quantum teleportation schemes have been proposed by using entangled spatial states  ...  In quantum information theory, entanglement, as a key concept is used for a wide range of applications, such as quantum dense coding [42] , teleportation [43] , secret sharing [66] and key distribution  ... 
arXiv:quant-ph/0402141v1 fatcat:mfhoecl7n5bjzmls455edezi3i

Toward an Information-based Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics and the Quantum-Classical Transition [article]

Juan G. Roederer
2015 arXiv   pre-print
the concepts of classical information and time into the quantum domain; in this context I will examine the role of pragmatic information as a discriminator in the quantum-to-classical transition.  ...  aspects of quantum mechanics.  ...  Traditional information theory, however, does not give a universal and objective definition of the concept of information per se applicable to all sciences-it is mainly concerned with the mathematical  ... 
arXiv:1108.0991v3 fatcat:kgmwkkycgzb6zaehf3nuhd2gfm

Monte Carlo Hamiltonian – from statistical physics to quantum theory

Xiang-Qian Luo, Chun-Qing Huang, Jun-Qin Jiang, Hamza Jirari, Helmut Kröger, Kevin J.M. Moriarty
2000 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
However, in some areas of application to quantum theories computational progress has been slow.  ...  Monte Carlo techniques have been widely employed in statistical physics as well as in quantum theory in the Lagrangian formulation.  ...  Once the spectrum and wave functions are available, all physical information can be retrieved.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0378-4371(00)00044-3 fatcat:7xkcgl7mtnfk7hr6lzadyl4p6a

On Grover's search algorithm from a quantum information geometry viewpoint

Carlo Cafaro, Stefano Mancini
2012 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
We also discuss possible deviations from Grover's algorithm within this quantum information geometric setting.  ...  of pure quantum states constructed from the continuous approximation of the parametric quantum output state in Grover's algorithm.  ...  introduced by Wigner and Yanase when studying quantum measurement theory from an information-theoretic viewpoint [28] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.physa.2011.09.018 fatcat:bchpt7dqqfbplmxa2ll4vxuywm

Theory of Retrieval

Leif Azzopardi
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval - ICTIR '15  
We shall also show how retrievability relates to e ciency, and how the theory of retrievability can be used to improve both e↵ectiveness and e ciency.  ...  Retrievability is an important and interesting indicator that can be used in a number of ways to analyse Information Retrieval systems and document collections.  ...  His research focuses on building formal models for Information Retrieval -usually drawing upon di↵erent disciplines for inspiration, such as Quantum Mechanics, Operations Research, Microeconomics, Transportation  ... 
doi:10.1145/2808194.2809444 dblp:conf/ictir/Azzopardi15 fatcat:catxinspjvfwtjoznhabvqftwy

Quantum contextuality in classical information retrieval

Roman Zapatrin
2018 Fundamental Journal of Mathematics and Applications  
In this Note I observe that from the structural point of view quantum contextuality looks similar to personalization of information retrieval scenarios.  ...  Along these lines, Knowledge Revision is treated as operationalistic measurement and a way to quantify the rate of personalization of Information Retrieval scenarios is suggested.  ...  I greatly appreciate Cris Calude, Karl Svozil and Jozef Tkadlec for stimulating discussions on quantum contextuality during my stay in Technical University of Vienna, supported by the Ausseninstitut and  ... 
doi:10.33401/fujma.404385 fatcat:zwuqzbw2mjcevdef76pcd4p3xe

Quantum contextuality in classical information retrieval [article]

Roman Zapatrin
2012 arXiv   pre-print
In this Note I observe that from the structural point of view quantum contextuality looks similar to personalization of information retrieval scenarios.  ...  Along these lines, Knowledge Revision is treated as operationalistic measurement and a way to quantify the rate of personalization of Information Retrieval scenarios is suggested.  ...  I greatly appreciate Cris Calude, Karl Svozil and Jozef Tkadlec for stimulating discussions on quantum contextuality during my stay in Technical University of Vienna, supported by the Ausseninstitut and  ... 
arXiv:1205.5632v1 fatcat:3legqqc2w5drzohteqc5svtk6q

Quantum Contextual Information Access and Retrieval

Emanuele Di Buccio, Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio, Massimo Melucci, Nicola Orio
2011 Italian Information Retrieval Workshop  
access and retrieval based on Quantum Theory.  ...  In particular, this paper describes the basics of QT, the use of the formalism for relevance feedback, music retrieval and visual cluster-based data mining.  ...  The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement N. 247590.  ... 
dblp:conf/iir/BuccioNMO11 fatcat:5wochzwrmffsta4r7fdxv4e3gi

Commentary on Quantum-Inspired Information Retrieval [article]

Elham Ashoori, Terry Rudolph
2018 arXiv   pre-print
There have been suggestions within the Information Retrieval (IR) community that quantum mechanics (QM) can be used to help formalise the foundations of IR.  ...  However, some of the suggestions have been thoroughly muddled with questions about applying techniques of quantum information theory in IR, and it is often unclear whether or not the suggestion is to perform  ...  Leifer and B. Coecke for discussions on these issues. This research was supported by the Imperial College EPSRC Strategic Fund.  ... 
arXiv:1809.05685v1 fatcat:cz27lirwl5h65cmyn4o3nenz3q

The retrievability of documents

Leif Azzopardi
2014 Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval - SIGIR '14  
We shall also show how retrievability relates to efficiency, and how the theory of retrievability can be used to improve both effectiveness and efficiency.  ...  Retrievability is an important and interesting indicator that can be used in a number of ways to analyse Information Retrieval systems and document collections.  ...  His research focuses on building formal models for Information Retrieval -usually drawing upon different disciplines for inspiration, such as Quantum Mechanics, Operations Research, Microeconomics, Transportation  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600428.2602298 dblp:conf/sigir/Azzopardi14a fatcat:5bvxa24rere7pe4jbwbgtpimxi

Geometric and quantum methods for information retrieval

Yaoyong Li, Hamish Cunningham
2008 SIGIR Forum  
It discusses the interesting analogies between components of information retrieval and quantum mechanics.  ...  It also presents the applications of the concepts and methods in quantum mechanics such as quantum logic and tensor product to document retrieval and meaning of composite words, respectively.  ...  Acknowledgements: We would like to thank our colleague Adam Funk for help improving the English of the manuscript. This work was supported by the EU-founded project LarKC, http://www.larkc.eu/.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1480506.1480510 fatcat:touvnagimjfcvfzfj7z3yjlivi

Better Late than Never: Information Retrieval from Black Holes

Samuel L. Braunstein, Stefano Pirandola, Karol Życzkowski
2013 Physical Review Letters  
For such black holes, we show that the information entering a black hole becomes encoded in correlations within a tripartite quantum state, the quantum analogue of a one-time pad, and is only decoded into  ...  Our work suggests the existence of a matter-field sum rule for any fundamental theory.  ...  [17] ) appears to be the same phenomenon recently called a ''firewall'' [32] .  ... 
doi:10.1103/physrevlett.110.101301 pmid:23521247 fatcat:peddn5awpfcfjlaejhm3mnqbau

Phase-retrieval from Bohm's equations [article]

Carlos Alexandre Brasil, Miled Hassan Youssef Moussa, Reginaldo de Jesus Napolitano
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We illustrate our method with three classic examples involving Gaussian states, suggesting applications to quantum state and Hamiltonian engineering.  ...  We present an analytic method, based on the Bohmian equations for quantum mechanics, for approaching the phase-retrieval problem in the following formulation: By knowing the probability density |ψ(r,t)  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank the Brazilian National Institute for Science and Technology of Quantum Information (INCT-IQ) from Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico  ... 
arXiv:2011.07063v1 fatcat:ijsyqrjt35ckxkiimp4m2sqdcq
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