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Dr M. (Michael) Walter

Faculty of Science
Korteweg-de Vries Instituut

Visiting address
  • Science Park 123
Postal address
  • Postbus 94248
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • About

    Office:  L237, QuSoft (CWI)
    Phone:  +31 (0)20 592 4328

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  • Publications



    • Cui, S. X., Hayden, P., He, T., Headrick, M., Stoica, B., & Walter, M. (2020). Bit Threads and Holographic Monogamy. Communications in Mathematical Physics, 376(1), 609–648. [details]
    • Ding, D., Gharibyan, H., Hayden, P., & Walter, M. (2020). A Quantum Multiparty Packing Lemma and the Relay Channel. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 66(6), 3500-3519. [8936411]. [details]
    • Dirkse, B., Pompili, M., Hanson, R., Walter, M., & Wehner, S. (2020). Witnessing entanglement in experiments with correlated noise. Quantum Science and Technology, 5(3), [035007]. [details]
    • Garg, A., Ikenmeyer, C., Makam, V., Oliveira, R., Walter, M., & Wigderson, A. (2020). Search problems in algebraic complexity, GCT, and hardness of generators for invariant rings. In S. Saraf (Ed.), 35th Computational Complexity Conference: CCC 2020, July 28–31, 2020, Saarbrücken, Germany (Virtual Conference) [12] (Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics; Vol. 169). Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik. [details]


    • Bürgisser, P., Franks, C., Garg, A., Oliveira, R., Walter, M., & Wigderson , A. (2019). Towards a Theory of Non-Commutative Optimization: Geodesic 1st and 2nd Order Methods for Moment Maps and Polytopes. In 2019 IEEE 60th Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science: proceedings : 9-12 November, 2019, Baltimore, Maryland (pp. 845-861). (FOCS). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. [details]
    • Cotler, J., Hayden, P., Penington, G., Salton, G., Swingle, B., & Walter, M. (2019). Entanglement Wedge Reconstruction via Universal Recovery Channels. Physical Review X, 9(3), [031011]. [details]


    • Bürgisser, P., Franks, C., Garg, A., Oliveira, R., Walter, M., & Wigderson , A. (2018). Efficient Algorithms for Tensor Scaling, Quantum Marginals, and Moment Polytopes. In M. Thorup (Ed.), 59th Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science: FOCS 2018 : proceedings : 7-9 October 2018, Paris, France (pp. 883-897 ). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. [details]
    • Bürgisser, P., Garg, A., Oliveira, R., Walter, M., & Wigderson , A. (2018). Alternating Minimization, Scaling Algorithms, and the Null-Cone Problem from Invariant Theory. In A. R. Karlin (Ed.), 9th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference: ITCS 2018, January 11-14, 2018, Cambridge, MA, USA [24] (Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics; Vol. 94). Saarbrücken/Wadern: Schloss Dagstuhl- Leibniz-Zentrum fur Informatik GmbH, Dagstuhl Publishing. [details]
    • Christandl, M., Şahinoğlu, M. B., & Walter, M. (2018). Recoupling Coefficients and Quantum Entropies. Annales Henri Poincaré, 19(2), 385–410. [details]
    • Gesmundo, F., Landsberg, J. M., & Walter, M. (2018). Matrix product states and the quantum max-flow/min-cut conjectures. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 59(10), [102205]. [details]
    • Haegeman, J., Swingle, B., Walter, M., Colter, J., Evenbly, G., & Scholz, V. B. (2018). Rigorous Free-Fermion Entanglement Renormalization from Wavelet Theory. Physical Review X, 8(1), [011003]. [details]


    Journal editor

    • Walter, M. (editor) (2017-2020). Quantum - the open journal for quantum science (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Walter, M. (invited speaker) (22-10-2018). Tangling up space-time in quantum entanglement, Science Café Nijmegen, Nijmegen.
    • Walter, M. (keynote speaker) (21-8-2018). An introduction to discrete phase space and Schur-Weyl duality, Discrete Phase Space Methods for
      Quantum Fault-Tolerance, Bad Honnef.


    • Bürgisser, P. (organiser) & Walter, M. (organiser) (12-7-2019). Efficient algorithms for geometric invariant theory, Bern. Recently, motivated by the polynomial identity testing problem from computer science, and by questions arising in quantum information theory, (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Garg, A. (organiser), Oliveira, R. (organiser), Walter, M. (organiser) & Wigderson , A. (organiser) (6-10-2018). Scaling algorithms and applications, Paris (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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