Physics and Computation 2012

## Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom

### Wednesday 29 August - Friday 31 August 2012

#### Programme

Programme#### Talks

Keynote Lecture | |
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Tony Hey | Richard Feynman: No Ordinary Genius |

Learned Society in Wales (Turing Centenary Lecture) | |

Barry Cooper | From Newton to Turing: Physics and the Computational Constraint |

Invited talks | |

Ed Blakey | Generalizing Complexity Theory |

Olivier Bournez | Comparing analog models of computation to digital models of computation |

Mike Edmunds | The Antikythera Mechanism and the early history of mechanical computing |

Arun Holden | Computation of and by excitable systems, cells, tissues and organs |

Tony Hey | Three new computing paradigms |

Martin Ziegler | Computability and Complexity in Quantum Logic |

Contributed talks | |

Edwin Beggs | Axiomatising the interface between algorithms and physical systems |

Richard J Cobley | Current Challenges in Nanotechnology |

Gilles Dowek | Chaos and the principle of a bounded density of information |

J C Garcia-Escartin and P Chamorro-Posada | Distributed computation in inertial frames |

J C Garcia-Escartin and P Chamorro-Posada | Universal quantum computation with somple optical elements with orbital angular momentum encoding |

B Russell and S Stepney | Applications of optimal control theory to constrained analogues of the Margolis-Levetin Theorem |

S Schirmer, F Langbein and E Jonckheere | Quantum networks: network geometry, control of information flow and quantum routing |

John Tucker | Algorithms and physical oracles |