Classical and Quantum Computation (Graduate Studies in by A. Yu. Kitaev, A. H. Shen, M. N. Vyalyi

By A. Yu. Kitaev, A. H. Shen, M. N. Vyalyi

This publication is an advent to a brand new and quickly constructing subject: the speculation of quantum computing. It starts off with the fundamentals of classical conception of computation: Turing machines, Boolean circuits, parallel algorithms, probabilistic computation, NP-complete difficulties, and the belief of complexity of an set of rules. the second one a part of the e-book offers an exposition of quantum computation idea. It begins with the creation of basic quantum formalism (pure states, density matrices, and superoperators), common gate units and approximation theorems. Then the authors examine numerous quantum computation algorithms: Grover's set of rules, Shor's factoring set of rules, and the Abelian hidden subgroup challenge. In concluding sections, a number of comparable themes are mentioned (parallel quantum computation, a quantum analog of NP-completeness, and quantum error-correcting codes).
Rapid improvement of quantum computing begun in 1994 with a beautiful advice via Peter Shor to exploit quantum computation for factoring huge numbers--an tremendous tricky and time-consuming challenge while utilizing a traditional machine. Shor's end result spawned a burst of job in designing new algorithms and in trying to really construct quantum pcs. at present, the growth is way extra major within the former: a legitimate theoretical foundation of quantum computing is less than improvement and lots of algorithms were steered.
In this concise textual content, the authors supply reliable foundations to the theory--in specific, a cautious research of the quantum circuit model--and hide chosen subject matters extensive. the various effects haven't seemed somewhere else whereas others enhance on current works. integrated are an entire facts of the Solovay-Kitaev theorem with exact set of rules complexity bounds, approximation of unitary operators via circuits of doubly logarithmic intensity. between different fascinating themes are toric codes and their relation to quantum computing.
Prerequisites are very modest and contain linear algebra, components of crew thought and likelihood, and the concept of a proper or an intuitive set of rules. this article is appropriate for a path in quantum computation for graduate scholars in arithmetic, physics, or desktop technological know-how. greater than a hundred difficulties (most of them with entire recommendations) and an appendix summarizing the required effects are a really necessary addition to the publication.

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