Time Travel and the Theory of Computation
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Sabancı University
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
CS Seminar

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 13:40 FENS G035


Time Travel and the Theory of Computation


A. C. Cem Say
Boğaziçi University
The possibility of time travel is not incompatible with the modern understanding of the laws
of physics. We will survey the literature, and talk about our own work, on how the
capability of sending information to the past could increase our computational power.
Bio. Dept. of Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University (B.S., 1987, Ph D , 1992).
Interests: (formerly:) Artificial Intelligence, Qualitative Reasoning, Natural Language
Processing. (currently:) Theoretical computer science, quantum computing, complexity
theory