Education and employment

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PhD students

Martin Plávala, 2015 -

Research interests

I am interested in quantum information theory and quantum statistics, especially some aspects related to linear algebra, theory of operator algebras, differential geometry and convexity. For more info, see here.


  1. A. Jenčová, G. Jenča, On monoids in the category of sets and relations, arXiv:1703.03728, 2017, to appear in Int. J. Theor. Phys.
  2. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, A Loomis-Sikorski theorem and functional calculus for a generalized Hermitian algebra, arxiv:1610.06208, 2016
  3. A. Jenčová, Rényi relative entropies and noncommutative Lp-spaces, arXiv:1609.08462, 2016
  4. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, Every synaptic algebra has the monotone square root property, arXiv:1605.04115, to appear in Positivity, 2016

Recent and selected publications

  1. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, States and synaptic algebras, Rep. Math. Phys. 79 (2017), 13-31
  2. A. Jenčová, Preservation of a quantum Renyi relative entropy implies existence of a recovery map, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 50 (2017), 085303
  3. A. Jenčová, M. Plávala, Conditions for optimal input states for discrimination of quantum channels, J. Math. Phys. 57 (2016), 122203
  4. A. Jenčová, Comparison of quantum channels and quantum statistical experiments, 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), 2249 - 2253, IEEE Conference Publications, 2016 extended version
  5. A. Jenčová, Base norms and discrimination of generalized quantum channels, J. Math. Phys. 55 (2013), 022201
  6. A. Jenčová, Reversibility conditions for quantum operations, Rev. Math. Phys. 24 (2012), 1250016
  7. A. Jenčová, M.B. Ruskai, A unified treatment of convexity of relative entropy and related trace functions, with conditions for equality, Rev. Math. Phys. 22 (2010), 1099-1121
  8. M. Guta, A. Jenčová, Local asymptotic normality in quantum statistics, Commun. Math. Phys. 276 (2007) 341-379
  9. A. Jenčová, A construction of a nonparametric quantum information manifold, J Funct. Anal. 239 (2006), 1-20
  10. A. Jenčová, D. Petz, Sufficiency in quantum statistical inference, Commun. Math. Phys. 263 (2006), 259-276

A full list of publications.

Recent conferences

  1. Quantum Information Theory and Mathematical Physics workshop, 2016, Budapest
  2. Beyond IID in Information theory, 2016, Barcelona, poster
  3. ISIT 2016, Barcelona, talk
  4. Noncommutative workshop, Cracow, 2015
  5. Beyond IID in Information theory, 2015, Banff, Canada, talk
  6. CEQIP 2015, Telč, Czech Republic, poster
  7. New Horizons in Statistical Decision Theory, Oberwolfach, 2014, Germany, talk