Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th Aug 2017 23:21 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems

This paper is a gentle but rigorous introduction to quantum computing intended for computer scientists. Starting from a small set of assumptions on the behavior of quantum computing devices, we analyze their main characteristics, stressing the differences with classical computers, and finally describe two well-known algorithms (Simon's algorithm and Grover's algorithm) using the formalism developed in previous sections. This paper does not touch on the physics of the devices, and therefore does not require any notion of quantum mechanics.

Some light reading before bedtime.

Permalink for comment 648012
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
by judgen on Wed 16th Aug 2017 01:27 UTC
Member since:

True quant-computation is religious dogma at best, otright nonsense at worst.

Reply Score: 1