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University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series > Entropy Accumulation: The Theorem and a Conjecture

## Entropy Accumulation: The Theorem and a ConjectureAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Renato Renner (ETH Zürich)
- Monday 23 July 2018, 09:45-10:30
- Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact info@newton.ac.uk. MQIW05 - Beyond I.I.D. in information theory The Entropy Accumulation Theorem is, roughly speaking, the “Beyond-IID”-version of the Asymptotic Equipartition Property. It asserts that the smooth min-entropy of a system that consists of many parts is well approximated by the sum of the von Neumann entropies of its subsystems (evaluated for suitably chosen states of these subsystems). In my talk, I will revisit this theorem and conjecture a generalisation. The latter would extend the accumulation theorem to quantities other than entropies. This talk is part of the Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- All CMS events
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