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CISC *7228X Quantum Computing

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 728.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

An introduction to quantum computing. Basic mathematical and physical background for quantum computing. Grover's search algorithm. Shor's factoring algorithm. Quantum cryptography. Quantum complexity. Physical implementations of quantum computers.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 7200X [714] or an undergraduate course in analysis of algorithms.


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