Final Schedule 
                     Physics of Computation Workshop
                          Harvey Hotel-Addison

******************** THURSDAY: October 1, 1992 ******************
 6:00pm - 10:00pm  Early Registration
 7:00pm -  9:00pm  Hospitality Room, Harvey Hotel 

******************** FRIDAY: October 2, 1992 ********************
 8:00am -  9:00am  Registration and Continental Breakfast
                   ***************** SESSION 1 ****************** 
 9:00am -  9:10am  Doug Matzke
                   Welcome and Introduction
 9:10am - 10:00am  Keynote 
                   Rolf Landauer
                   Information is Physical
10:00am - 10:20am  Break              
                   ***************** SESSION 2 ******************
10:20am - 10:35pm  Tom Toffoli
                   What are Nature's `Natural' Ways of Computing?
10:35am - 10:50am  Joao Pedro Leao 
                   Artificial Physics, the Soul of a New Discipline
10:50am - 11:00am  Fredrick Turner
                   Nonlinear Time and the Human Brain
10:50am - 11:00am  Tor Norretranders  
                   position paper on complexity and Consciousness
11:10am - 11:20am  Qiuen Yu
                   Linguitic Mechanism, Physical Mechanism, and the 
                   Secondary Non-r.e.ness of the Physical World
11:20am - 11:30am  Doug Matzke
                   Physics of Computational Abstraction
11:30am - 12:00am  Questions/Answers and Discussion
12:00pm -  1:15pm  Lunch
                   ***************** SESSION 3 ******************
 1:15pm -  1:30pm  Paul Vitanyi     
                   Theory of Theormodynamics of Computation
 1:30pm -  1:40pm  Jose Manuel Fernandez 
                   Computational Entropies
 1:40pm -  1:50pm  Franklin Boyle   
                   Physical Laws and Information Content
 1:50pm -  2:00pm  David Wolpert   
                   Information Theory and Memory
 2:00pm -  2:10pm  Peter Cheeseman  
                   Hard Problems, Phase transitions and Computability
 2:10pm -  2:20pm  Carlton Caves   
                   Information and Entropy
 2:20pm -  2:30pm  Rudiger Schack  
                   Information and Available work in the
                   Perturbed Baker's Map
 2:30pm -  3:00pm  Questions/Answers and Discussion
 3:00pm -  3:15pm  Break
                   ***************** SESSION 4 ******************
 3:15pm -  3:45pm  Charles H. Bennett
                   Logical Depth and Other Intrinsically Plausible 
                   Structural Properties
 3:45pm -  4:00pm  Tom Lynch
                   The Energy Content of Knowledge
 4:00pm -  4:10pm  Nick Lawrence
                   Physical Limits, and Information as a Form of Matter
 4:10pm -  4:20pm  Chris Fuchs
                   Landauer's Principle and Black Hole Entropy
 4:20pm -  4:30pm  Andy Rex
                   Maxwell's Demon
 4:30pm -  4:40pm  Ross E. Larsen
                   Entropy and Information in Computer Simulations
                   of an Automated Maxwell's Demon
 4:40pm -  4:50pm  Tom Schneider
                   Use of Information Theory in Molecular Biology
 4:50pm -  5:00pm  Soren Brunak
                   Computational Biosequence Analysis by Neural Networks
 5:00pm -  5:30pm  Questions/Answers and Discussion
 6:30pm -  8:30pm  Banquet
                   Ed Fredkin
                   In the beginning ....
                   *************** SIG SESSION 1 ****************
 8:30pm - 11:30pm  Special Interest Group Committee meetings 

********************** SATURDAY: October 3, 1992 ********************
 8:00am -  8:30am  Continental Breakfast
                   ***************** SESSION 5 ****************** 
 8:30am -  9:00am  Ed Fredkin
                   Finite Nature
 9:00am -  9:10am  John Denker
                   Natural versus `Universal' Probability Distributions
 9:10am -  9:20am  Richard Shoup
                   On Physics and Computation
 9:20am -  9:30am  Hillol Kargupta
                   Drift, Diffusion and Boltzman Distribution
                   in Simple Genetic Algorithm
 9:30am -  9:40am  Andy Penz
                   The Key Is RELEVANT Information
 9:40am -  9:50am  Nick Zhang
                   Complexity of Neural Network Learning in Real Number Model
 9:50am - 10:00am  Riley Jackson
                   Quantum Mechanical Neural Networks: 
                   An Isoperimetric Extremization
10:00am - 10:30am  Questions/Answers and Discussion
10:30am - 10:45am  Break              
                   ***************** SESSION 6 ******************
10:45am - 11:00am  Asher Peres
                   Storage and Retrieval of Quantum Information
11:00am - 11:10am  Benjamin Schumacher
                   Quantum Coding
11:10am - 11:20am  Bob Dawes
                   Quantum Neurodynamics
11:20am - 11:30am  Vaughan Pratt
                   Quantum Logic, Linear Logic, and Constructivity
11:30am - 11:40am  William K. Wootters
                   The Two Extremes of Information in Quantum Mechanics
11:40am - 11:50am  Hrvoje Hrgovcic
                   Discrete Representations of N-dimensional Wave equations
                   and their Applications to Quantum Mechanics
11:50am - 12:00am  Kazuhiro Igeta
                   Physical Meaning of Computation
12:00am - 12:20am  Questions/Answers and Discussion
12:20pm -  1:35pm  Lunch
                   ***************** SESSION 7 ******************
 1:35pm -  1:50pm  Seth Lloyd
                   Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Quantum--mechanical Computers
 1:50pm -  2:00pm  Richard Jozsa
                   Computation and Quantum Superposition
 2:00pm -  2:10pm  Gilles Brassard
                   The Quantum Challenge to Complexity Theory
 2:10pm -  2:20pm  Andre Berthiaume
                   interest in quantum cryptography
 2:20pm -  2:30pm  Claude Crepeau
                   Cryptographic Primitives and Quantum Theory
 2:30pm -  2:40pm  David B. Benson
                   On Convolution
 2:40pm -  2:50pm  Lev Levitin
                   Information Theory for Quantum Systems
 2:50pm -  3:10pm  Questions/Answers and Discussion
 3:10pm -  3:25pm  Break
                   ***************** SESSION 8 ******************
 3:25pm -  3:40pm  Richard Blahut
                   Modern Methods for Digital Transmission of Information
 3:40pm -  3:50pm  Ralph Merkle
                   Towards Practical Reversible Logic
 3:50pm -  4:00pm  Wolfgang Banzhaf
                   Competition as an Organizational Principle
                   for Massively Parallel Computers?
 4:00pm -  4:10pm  Patricia Patterson
                   Entropy, Fault tolerance, and Multicomputer Networks
 4:10pm -  4:20pm  Josh Storrs Hall
                   An Electroid Switching Model for Reversible
                   Computer Architectures
 4:20pm -  4:30pm  Joe Touch
                   Physics Analogs in Communications Models
 4:30pm -  4:40pm  Norm Margolus
                   A Bridge of Bits
 4:40pm -  5:30pm  Questions/Answers and Discussion
 5:30pm -  8:30pm  Dinner open
                   *************** SIG SESSION 2 ****************
 8:30pm - 11:30pm  Special Interest Group Committee Meetings 

********************* SUNDAY: October 4, 1992 *******************
 7:30am -  8:30am  Continental Breakfast
                   ***************** SESSION 9 ****************** 
 8:30am -  8:40am  William R. Frensley
                   Physics of Gain in Nanoelectronic Systems
 8:40am -  8:50am  Akhilesh Tyagi
                   Energy-Time Trade-offs in VLSI Computations 
                   and Principle of Least Computational Action
 8:50am -  9:00am  Jeff Koller
                   Adiabatic Switching, Low Energy Computing, and the 
                   Physics of Storing and Erasing Information
 9:00am -  9:10am  Phil Bagwell
                   Entropy Flow in a Mesoscopic Conductor
                   and the Entropy of Erasure
 9:10am -  9:20am  Neil Gershenfeld
                   Position Paper about time series etc
 9:20am -  9:30am  Gary Frazier
 9:30am -  9:40am  Jane Alexander
                   Ultra at Darpa
 9:40am - 10:15am  Questions/Answers and Discussion
10:15am - 10:30am  Break  
                   ***************** SESSION 10******************
10:30am - 12:00am  Special Interest Group Recommendations & Discussion
                   Committees will elect spokesman to speak
12:00am - 12:15pm  Summary and Farewell

                   ***************** Other Papers******************
------------------ Bob Bate
                   References on Fundamental Physical Performance limits
------------------ Koen DePryck
                   Paradoxes and the Distribution of Probabilites
------------------ Robin Hanson
                   Reversible Agents
                   Need Robots Waste Bits to See, Talk, and Achieve
------------------ Marcelo Schiffer
                   The Transmission of Information in Space-Time
------------------ Richard Silver
                   Quantum Statistical Inference
------------------ Brian Smith
                   Formality and Seperation