Quantum Computing from the Ground Up by Riley Tipton Perry

Quantum Computing from the Ground Up

byRiley Tipton Perry

Kobo ebook | July 11, 2012

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Quantum computing — the application of quantum mechanics to information — represents a fundamental break from classical information and promises to dramatically increase a computer's power. Many difficult problems, such as the factorization of large numbers, have so far resisted attack by classical computers yet are easily solved with quantum computers. If they become feasible, quantum computers will end standard practices such as RSA encryption.

Most of the books or papers on quantum computing require (or assume) prior knowledge of certain areas such as linear algebra or quantum mechanics. The majority of the currently-available literature is hard to understand for the average computer enthusiast or interested layman. This text attempts to teach quantum computing from the ground up in an easily readable way, providing a comprehensive tutorial that includes all the necessary mathematics, computer science and physics.

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Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Quantum Computing
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Information Theory
  • Quantum Algorithms
  • Using Quantum Mechanical Devices and Recent Developments

Readership: Advanced undergraduate students interested in quantum information.
Key Features:

  • This book contains many examples and includes the necessary mathematics, computer science and physics to understand the QC parts of the book
Title:Quantum Computing from the Ground UpFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 11, 2012Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814412139

ISBN - 13:9789814412131

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