18.435[J] Quantum Computation


Class Info

Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of quantum computation. Topics covered: physics of information processing; quantum algorithms including the factoring algorithm and Grover's search algorithm; quantum error correction; quantum communication and cryptography. Knowledge of quantum mechanics helpful but not required.

This class has no prerequisites.

18.435[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by P. Shor.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 18.435 - Quantum Computation site or on the 18.435[J] Stellar site.

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