Semantic techniques in Quantum Computation

Gay, S. and Mackie, I. (Eds.) (2010) Semantic techniques in Quantum Computation. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9780521513746

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The study of computational processes based on the laws of quantum mechanics has led to the discovery of new algorithms, cryptographic techniques, and communication primitives. This book explores quantum computation from the perspective of the branch of theoretical computer science known as semantics, as an alternative to the more well-known studies of algorithmics, complexity theory, and information theory. It collects chapters from leading researchers in the field, discussing the theory of quantum programming languages, logics and tools for reasoning about quantum systems, and novel approaches to the foundations of quantum mechanics. This book is suitable for graduate students and researchers in quantum information and computation, as well as those in semantics, who want to learn about a new field arising from the application of semantic techniques to quantum information and computation.

Item Type:Edited Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gay, Professor Simon
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
431941Semantics of quantum computationSimon GayEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/E00623X/1Computing Science