Quantum Computer Science
by David Mermin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007
Number of pages: 236
This book is a concise introduction to quantum computation, developing the basic elements of this new branch of computational theory without assuming any background in physics. It begins with an introduction to the quantum theory from a computer-science perspective. It illustrates the quantum-computational approach with several elementary examples of quantum speed-up, before moving to the major applications.
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by Ved Prakash Gupta, Prabha Mandayam, V. S. Sunder - arXiv
This book is a compilation of notes from a two-week international workshop on the 'Functional Analysis of Quantum Information Theory'. Contents: Operator Spaces; Entanglement in Bipartite Quantum States; Operator Systems; Quantum Information Theory.
by Scott Aaronson - University of Waterloo
We'll start out with various scientific problems that predate quantum computing: for example, the measurement problem, P versus NP, the existence of secure cryptography, the Humean problem of induction, or the possibility of closed timelike curves.
by Steven M. Girvin - Yale University
These lectures are devoted to understanding the basic components of quantum machines that can be constructed from superconducting electrical circuits. These circuits can be used to create resonators which store individual microwave photons.
by Clare Hewitt-Horsman - arXiv
This paper introduces one interpretation of quantum mechanics, a modern 'many-worlds' theory, from the perspective of quantum computation. Reasons for seeking to interpret quantum mechanics are discussed, then the specific theory is introduced.