Project Talks for Physics of Computation
(Physics 256B, Spring 2018)
5 June: 12:10-1:30 PM, 185 Physics.
- Ander Aguirre: A Few Experiments in 2-D Information Theory
- Alexander Blaine: Decision Trees and the Dynamics of Classification
- Benjamin Cohen-Stead: The Anatomy of a Spin—A Frustrated Ising Model
- Zongjian Fan: Quantum Chaos in Spin-½ Chain
- Adam Getchell: Quantum Gravity using Hidden Markov Models
- Alaina Gibbons: Effect of Temperature and Environment Changes on
the ε-Machine of a Harmonic Oscillator
- Keerthi Vasan G. C.: When Life Gives you a Taylor Series, Make a Continued Exponential Out of It
7 June: 12:10-1:30 PM, 185 Physics.
- Zhe Wei Kho: Restricted Boltzmann Machine Representation of Many-Body Systems
- Adam Kunesh: Games and Competition: What Makes a Pro?
- Carter Loftus: Inferring Influence in a Baboon Troop using Information Theory
- Tyson Neuroth: Thoughts on Algorithmic Information theory, Physical
Processes, and Neural Networks
- Ronaldo Ortez: Information Theory in General Relativity and Quantum Field Theory
- Kyle Ray: Variations on a Demonic Theme—Szilard's Other Engine
- Mikhael Semaan: Thermodynamic Cost of (Elementary) Computation
Project not complete? That's expected. Focus your presentation on introducing the subject area. We are a diverse group. So, teach us a bit about your field, your interests, and your project. You'll have another week and a half to finish it up.
The preferred format, use as a guide, is described