Education and employment

A more detailed CV is available here

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 For more info, see here (a bit outdated).


  1. A. Jenčová, A general theory of comparison of quantum channels (and beyond), arXiv:2002.04240
  2. A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, Tensor product of dimension effect algebras, arxiv:1902.11031, 2019
  3. A. Jenčová,Rényi relative entropies and noncommutative Lp-spaces II, arxiv:1707.00047, 2017

Recent and selected publications

  1. A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, Observables on synaptic algebras, Fuzzy Sets and Systems 406 (2021), Pages 93-106, arxiv:1909.05613
  2. A.Jenčová, M. Plávala, On the structure of quantum and classical implementations of Popescu-Rohrlich box, Phys. Rev. A 102 (2020), 042208, arxiv:1907.08933
  3. R. Carbone, A. Jenčová, On period, cycles and fixed points of a quantum channel, Annales Henri Poincaré 21, pages 155–188 (2020), arxiv:1905.00857
  4. A. Jenčová, M. Plávala, On the properties of spectral effect algebras, Quantum 3, 148 (2019), arxiv:1811.12407
  5. A. Jenčová, Incompatible measurements in a class of general probabilistic theories, Physical Review A 98, 012133, 2018, arxiv:1705.08008
  6. A. Jenčová, Rényi relative entropies and noncommutative Lp-spaces, Ann. Henri Poincaré 19 (2018), 2513--2542, arXiv:1609.08462
  7. A. Jenčová, G. Jenča, On monoids in the category of sets and relations, Int. J. Theor. Phys. 56 (2017), 3757-3769, arXiv:1703.03728
  8. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, Vector lattices in synaptic algebras, Mathematica Slovaca 67 (2017), 1509-1524, arxiv:1605.06987
  9. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, A Loomis-Sikorski theorem and functional calculus for a generalized Hermitian algebra, Rep. Math. Phys. 80 (2017), 255-275, arxiv:1610.06208
  10. A. Jenčová, M. Plávala, Conditions on the existence of maximally incompatible two-outcome measurements in General Probabilistic Theory, Physical Review A 96 (2017), art. nr. 22113
  11. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, Every synaptic algebra has the monotone square root property, Positivity 21 (2017), 919-930
  12. D. J. Foulis, A. Jenčová, S. Pulmannová, States and synaptic algebras, Rep. Math. Phys. 79 (2017), 13-31
  13. A. Jenčová, Preservation of a quantum Renyi relative entropy implies existence of a recovery map, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 50 (2017), 085303
  14. A. Jenčová, M. Plávala, Conditions for optimal input states for discrimination of quantum channels, J. Math. Phys. 57 (2016), 122203
  15. 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
  16. A. Jenčová, Base norms and discrimination of generalized quantum channels, J. Math. Phys. 55 (2013), 022201
  17. A. Jenčová, Reversibility conditions for quantum operations, Rev. Math. Phys. 24 (2012), 1250016
  18. 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
  19. M. Guta, A. Jenčová, Local asymptotic normality in quantum statistics, Commun. Math. Phys. 276 (2007) 341-379
  20. A. Jenčová, A construction of a nonparametric quantum information manifold, J Funct. Anal. 239 (2006), 1-20
  21. A. Jenčová, D. Petz, Sufficiency in quantum statistical inference, Commun. Math. Phys. 263 (2006), 259-276

A full list of publications.

Recent conferences

  1. SSAOS 2019, 2019, Karolinka, Czech Republic, talk
  2. BIRS Workshop: Algebraic and Statistical ways into Quantum Resource Theories, 2019, Banff, Canada, talk
  3. Workshop GPT&QIT Generalized Probabilistic Theories and Quantum Information, 2019, Lyon
  4. Quantum Statistics and Related Topics, 2018, Lodz, Poland, talk
  5. Quantum Information Theory and Mathematical Physics, 2018, Budapest
  6. Beyond I.I.D. in Information Theory, 2018, Cambridge, talk
  7. 18th Workshop: Noncommutative Probability, Operators Algebras, Random Matrices and Related Topics, with Applications, 2018, Bedlewo, talk
  8. Three Days in Quantum Mechanics, 2018, Genoa, talk
  9. Quantum Information Theory and Mathematical Physics, 2017, Budapest
  10. Quantum networks 2017, Oxford poster
  11. 14th International Conference on Quantum Physics and Logic - QPL 2017, 2017, Nijmegen, poster
  12. Quantum Information Theory and Mathematical Physics workshop, 2016, Budapest
  13. Beyond IID in Information theory, 2016, Barcelona, poster
  14. ISIT 2016, Barcelona, talk
  15. Noncommutative workshop, Cracow, 2015
  16. Beyond IID in Information theory, 2015, Banff, Canada, talk
  17. CEQIP 2015, Telč, Czech Republic, poster
  18. New Horizons in Statistical Decision Theory, Oberwolfach, 2014, Germany, talk