From the second day of the conference the program takes place the Alfréd Rényi Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Reáltanoda street No. 13-15.)

16th October (Thursday)

Morning lectures:9.00-9.50: Erling Stormer(University of Oslo)Entropy in operator algebras9.50-10.30: Coffee break

10.30-11.20: Heide Narnhofer(University of Vienna)Dynamical entropy in quantum theory## Afternoon program: Historical Session

At 12 p.m. a memorial tablet of the János Bolyai Mathematical Society and the American Mathematical Society will be unveiled on the house of birth of John von Neumann (Bajcsy-Zsilinszky str. 62.) .

Representative of the American Mathematical Society is Arthur Jaffe, representative of the János Bolyai Mathematical Society is Dénes Petz.

Lectures in the Rényi Institute:

14.00-14.30: Greetings by G.O.H. Katona (director of the Rényi Institute). Professor Mandelbrot presents award to the winners of the essay competition "John von Neumann, the mathematician".

14.30-15.00: Coffee break

15.00-15.50: Miklós Rédei (Eötvös University, Budapest)Excerpts from von Neumann's unpublished letters15.50-16.10: Break

16.10-17.00: George Dyson (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)The physical realization of an electronic computing instrument, 1945-1958

17th October (Friday)

Morning lectures9.00-9.50: Boris S. Pavlov (University of St. Petersburg)Von-Neumann operator extension theory and solvable models in quantum mechanics

9.50-10.30: Coffee break

10.30-11.20: Elliot H. Lieb (Princeton University)The mathematics of the second law of thermodynamics11.25-12.15: Pavel Exner (Czech Technical University)Von Neumann way to treat quantum sytems of a mixed dimesionality

Colloquium in the Rényi Institute14.00-15.00: Benoit Mandelbrot (Yale University)What is new in fractal geometry

Afternoon lectures

15.00-15.40: Coffee break

15.40-16.30: Luigi Accardi (University of Roma)John von Neumann and the birth of quantum probability16.30-17.20:Michael Schürmann (University of Greifswald)Noncommutative stochastic independence and quantum Lévy processes18th October (Saturday)

Morning lectures9.00-9.50: Mary Beth Ruskai (Tufts University)Additivity questions in quantum information theory

9.50-10.30: Coffee break

10.30-11.20: Richard Jozsa (Bristol University)Von Neumann entropy in quantum information theory11.25-12.15: Jakob Yngvason (University of Vienna)The role of type III factors in quantum field theory

Afternoon lectures14.30-15.20: Masanao Ozawa (Tohoku University)Mathematical theory of quantum measurements and its applications to quantum information and computing

15.20-15.50: Coffee break

15.50-16.40: Dennis Dieks (University of Utrecht)Algebras of observables and definiteness of physical properties16.40-17.30: Viaceslav Belavkin (University of Nottingham)Quantum Measurement Problem: Breaking the von Neumann Chain

Conference dinner19th October (Sunday)

Morning lectures9.00-9.50: André Verbeure (University of Leuven)Bose-Einstein condensation9.50-10.30: Coffee break

10.30-11.20: Uffe Haagerup (Odense University)The invariant subspace problem for von Neumann algebras11.25-12.15: Fumio Hiai (Tohoku University)Norm inequalities of means of Hilbert space operators

Afternoon lectures14.30-15.20: Mark Fannes (University of Leuven)Coherent transport and dynamical entropy15.20-15.50: Coffee break

15.50-16.40: Andreas Winter (Bristol University)Combinatorics, logic and quantum coding16.40-17.30: Klaus Fredenhagen (University of Hamburg)Time as quantum mechanical observable

20th October (Monday)

Morning lectures9.00-9.50: Masanori Ohya (Tokyo Science University )Quantum algorithm and its beyond for solving NP complete problem

9.50-10.30: Coffee break

10.30-11.20: Gianfausto Dell'Antonio (University of Rome I)Recent advances in point interactions

11.25-12.15: Geoffrey L. Sewell (Queen Mary and Westfield College)Macroscopic Observables in Quantum Statistical Mechanics

End of conference

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