Congrats to Rahul Jain, Zhengfeng Ji, Sarvagya Upadhyay, and John Watrous for being selected a best paper at STOC 2010 for their paper "QIP=PSPACE". (The best paper award was shared with "An improved LP-based approximation for Steiner Tree" by Jaroslaw Byrka, Fabrizio Grandoni , Thomas Rothvoss and Laura SanitÃ )

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Today on the arXiv an new paper appeared of great significance to quantum computational complexity: arXiv:0907.4737 (vote for it on scirate here)Title: QIP = PSPACE
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