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Quantum Computing : Natural Computing Series - Mika Hirvensalo

Quantum Computing

Natural Computing Series

Hardcover Published: 8th December 2003
ISBN: 9783540407041
Number Of Pages: 214

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This book is devoted to quantum computing, a new, multidisciplinary research area crossing quantum mechanics, theoretical computer science and mathematics. It contains an introduction to quantum computing as well as the most important recent results on the topic. Two famous algorithms, fast factorization and Grover search, are presented in separate chapters because these inventions are important structurally and developmentally.The presentation of the topic is uniform and computer science-oriented. Thus, the book differs from most of the previous ones which are mainly physics-oriented. The special style of presentation makes the theory of quantum computing accessible to a larger audience, including also the mathematics-oriented readers. Many examples and exercises ease the understanding.In this edition a new chapter on quantum information has been added, and numerous corrections, amendments and extensions have been incorporated throughout the text.

Introductionp. 1
Quantum Informationp. 13
Devices for Computationp. 29
Fast Factorizationp. 49
Finding the Hidden Subgroupp. 73
Grover's Search Algorithmp. 83
Complexity Lower Bounds for Quantum Circuitsp. 101
Appendix A: Quantum Physicsp. 113
Appendix B: Mathematical Backgroundp. 167
Referencesp. 205
Indexp. 211
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ISBN: 9783540407041
ISBN-10: 3540407049
Series: Natural Computing Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 8th December 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised