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Quantum computation and quantum information

Author: Michael A Nielsen; Isaac L Chuang
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001.
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First-ever comprehensive introduction to the major new subject of quantum computing and quantum information.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Nielsen; Isaac L Chuang
ISBN: 0521635039 9780521635035 0521632358 9780521632355
OCLC Number: 174527496
Description: XXV, 676 S. : graph. Darst.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgement; Nomenclature and notation; Part I. Fundamental Concepts: 1. Introduction and overview; 2. Introduction to quantum mechanics; 3. Introduction to computer science; Part II. Quantum Computation: 4. Quantum circuits; 5. The quantum Fourier transform and its applications; 6. Quantum search algorithms; 7. Quantum computers: physical realisation; Part III. Quantum Information: 8. Quantum noise, open quantum systems, and quantum operations; 9. Distance measurement for quantum information; 10. Quantum error-correction; 11. Entropy and information; 12. Quantum information theory; Appendix A. Notes on basic probability theory; Appendix B. Group theory; Appendix C. Approximating quantum gates: the Solvay-Kitaev theorem; Appendix D. Number theory; Appendix E. Public-key cryptography and the RSA cryptosystem; Appendix F. Proof of Lieb's theorem; References; Index.
Responsibility: Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang.

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'... Although the field of quantum information and computation is evolving rapidly, this book was written just after the basic algorithmic and physical tools of the field had reached a standard form. Read more...

 
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