Quantum Computation

A diagram of the circuit.

Circuit for quantum counting. (Figure courtesy of Yuan-Chung Cheng.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

18.435J / 2.111J / ESD.79J

As Taught In

Fall 2003

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of quantum computation. Topics covered include: physics of information processing, quantum logic, quantum algorithms including Shor's factoring algorithm and Grover's search algorithm, quantum error correction, quantum communication, and cryptography.

Shor, Peter. 18.435J Quantum Computation, Fall 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-435j-quantum-computation-fall-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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