Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists

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Cambridge University Press, Aug 11, 2008 - Computers - 384 pages
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The multidisciplinary field of quantum computing strives to exploit some of the uncanny aspects of quantum mechanics to expand our computational horizons. Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists takes readers on a tour of this fascinating area of cutting-edge research. Written in an accessible yet rigorous fashion, this book employs ideas and techniques familiar to every student of computer science. The reader is not expected to have any advanced mathematics or physics background. After presenting the necessary prerequisites, the material is organized to look at different aspects of quantum computing from the specific standpoint of computer science. There are chapters on computer architecture, algorithms, programming languages, theoretical computer science, cryptography, information theory, and hardware. The text has step-by-step examples, more than two hundred exercises with solutions, and programming drills that bring the ideas of quantum computing alive for today's computer science students and researchers.

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User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

This book was really simple to read and understand and I think it was laid out well. Certainly a good book to read if you are interested in the subject but don't want to get to bogged down in the complex detail (there are plenty of other books which provide this detail). Read full review

About the author (2008)

Noson F. Yanofsky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York and of the Computer Department in The Graduate Center of CUNY.

Mirco A. Mannucci, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of HoloMathics, LLC, a research and development company with a focus on innovative mathematical modeling. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at George Mason University and the University of Maryland.

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