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Quantum Computing Algorithms

By : Barry Burd
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Book Image

Quantum Computing Algorithms

5 (1)
By: Barry Burd

Overview of this book

Navigate the quantum computing spectrum with this book, bridging the gap between abstract, math-heavy texts and math-avoidant beginner guides. Unlike intermediate-level books that often leave gaps in comprehension, this all-encompassing guide offers the missing links you need to truly understand the subject. Balancing intuition and rigor, this book empowers you to become a master of quantum algorithms. No longer confined to canned examples, you'll acquire the skills necessary to craft your own quantum code. Quantum Computing Algorithms is organized into four sections to build your expertise progressively. The first section lays the foundation with essential quantum concepts, ensuring that you grasp qubits, their representation, and their transformations. Moving to quantum algorithms, the second section focuses on pivotal algorithms — specifically, quantum key distribution and teleportation. The third section demonstrates the transformative power of algorithms that outpace classical computation and makes way for the fourth section, helping you to expand your horizons by exploring alternative quantum computing models. By the end of this book, quantum algorithms will cease to be mystifying as you make this knowledge your asset and enter a new era of computation, where you have the power to shape the code of reality.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
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Part 1 Nuts and Bolts
Part 2 Making Qubits Work for You
Part 3 Quantum Computing Algorithms
Part 4 Beyond Gate-Based Quantum Computing


Here you are in the last section of this book! I congratulate you on your effort (even if you skipped over many of the sections). Quantum computing isn’t easy to understand, and you’ve taken the first step. You’ve explored algorithms using matrix algebra, and now you’re ready for more.

There’s no shortage of published information about quantum computing. With a quick search of the web, you can find blogs, videos, papers, and much more. For elegant descriptions of this book’s algorithms, focus your attention on linear algebra. For insight into the science underlying quantum computing, read more about quantum physics. For information about the engineering challenges facing quantum computing professionals, learn about error detection and error correction. To practice writing quantum computing code, check the Qiskit documentation pages. And don’t forget to investigate some other platforms for programming quantum computing algorithms...