publications

Publications by categories in reversed chronological order. * denotes equal contribution or alphabetical ordering.

preprint

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    A Quadratic Speedup in Finding Nash Equilibria of Quantum Zero-Sum Games
    Francisca Vasconcelos*, Emmanouil-Vasileios Vlatakis-Gkaragkounis*, Panayotis Mertikopoulos, Giorgios Piliouras, and Michael I. Jordan
    2023
    ⭐ Presented as a long talk at QTML 2023 (CERN).
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    On the Pauli Spectrum of QAC0
    Shivam Nadimpalli*, Natalie Parham*, Francisca Vasconcelos*, and Henry Yuen*
    2023
    ⭐ Accepted as a talk at QIP 2024 (Taiwan).

            journal

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              UncertaINR: Uncertainty Quantification of End-to-End Implicit Neural Representations for Computed Tomography
              Francisca Vasconcelos*, Bobby He*, Nalini Singh, and Yee Whye Teh
              Transactions on Machine Learning Research (TMLR), 2023
              🎓 Oxford MSc in Statistical Sciences Thesis
              Early version of work (Abstract) also presented at NeurIPS 2021 workshops:
              Med-NeurIPS (Oral - 6.66% Acceptance Rate) & Bayesian Deep Learning (Poster)
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                  Impact of ionizing radiation on superconducting qubit coherence
                  Antti P Vepsäläinen, Amir H Karamlou, John L Orrell, Akshunna S Dogra, Ben Loer, Francisca Vasconcelos, and 7 more authors
                  Nature, 2020
                  ⭐ Featured in MIT News
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                  Generating spatially entangled itinerant photons with waveguide quantum electrodynamics
                  Bharath Kannan, Daniel L Campbell, Francisca Vasconcelos, Roni Winik, David K Kim, Morten Kjaergaard, and 7 more authors
                  Science advances, 2020
                  ⭐ Featured in MIT News

                    conference

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                              Extending Quantum State Tomography for Superconducting Quantum Processors
                              Francisca Vasconcelos, Morten Kjaergaard, Tim Menke, Simon Gustavsson, Terry P Orlando, and William D Oliver
                              In Microsystems Annual Research Conference, 2019
                              🎓 MIT Undergraduate EECS SuperUROP Thesis
                              🏆 MARC Conference Top-10 Presentation, Top Student Presentation
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                              Person-Following UAVs
                              Francisca Vasconcelos, and Nuno Vasconcelos
                              In IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2016
                              🏆 Intel ISEF 2015: “Robotics & Intelligent Machines” 4th Place Grand Award

                            article

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                              Why Quantum Education?
                              Francisca Vasconcelos
                              SPIE Photonics Focus, May 2023
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                                    Quantum Computing @ MIT: The Past, Present, and Future of the Second Revolution in Computing
                                    Francisca Vasconcelos
                                    MIT Undergraduate Research Journal, May 2019

                                    thesis

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                                        Essays in the Philosophy of Physics, Science, Metaphysics, and Epistemology
                                        Francisca Vasconcelos
                                        University of Oxford, Jun 2022
                                        Submitted in completion of an MSt in Philosophy of Physics.
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                                        Uncertainty in Implicit Neural Representations for Medical Imaging
                                        Francisca Vasconcelos
                                        University of Oxford, Sep 2021
                                        Submitted in completion of an MSc in Statistical Sciences.