## Posts Tagged ‘**Edward Witten**’

## Edward Witten

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation presents the HLF Portraits: Edward Witten

## A Mini-Introduction To Information Theory

**Edward Witten**

This article consists of a very short introduction to classical and quantum information theory. Basic properties of the classical Shannon entropy and the quantum von Neumann entropy are described, along with related concepts such as classical and quantum relative entropy, conditional entropy, and mutual information. A few more detailed topics are considered in the quantum case.

Read more at https://arxiv.org/pdf/1805.11965.pdf