Quantum Information and Computation
by John Preskill
Publisher: California Institute of Technology 1998
Number of pages: 481
In this course, we will study the properties that distinguish quantum information from classical information. And we will see how these properties can be exploited in the design of quantum algorithms that solve certain problems faster than classical algorithms can.
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