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Quantum rate-distortion coding

H. Barnum, Quantum rate-distortion coding. CSTR-00-012, Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol. August 2000. PDF, 168 Kbytes.


I introduce rate-distortion theory for the coding of quantum information, and derive a lower bound, involving the coherent information, on the rate at which qubits must be used to store or compress an entangled quantum source with a given maximum level of distortion per source emission.

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