wesleyan university, spring 2017

Ed Morehouse, Exley 645

Office hours: Thursdays 1:00–3:00 and by appointment or drop-in availability.

Mondays and Wednesdays 2:50–4:10, Exley 113

Hosted by Piazza

- Introduction
- An Introduction to Quantum Computing by Noson Yanofsky
- Interacting Quantum Observables: Categorical Algebra and Diagrammatics by Bob Coecke and Ross Duncan

- Yanofsky and Mannucci, Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists
- Rieffel and Polak, Quantum Computing: A Gentle Introduction
- Kaye, Laflamme and Mosca, An Introduction to Quantum Computing
- Nielsen and Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
- Coecke and Kissinger, Picturing Quantum Processes

- homework 1: Quantum States and Measurements
- homework 2: Unitary Evolution and Tensor Products
- homework 3: Multi-Qubit Operators and States
- homework 4: The Z-, X- and Bell Bases
- homework 5: Duality and Super-Dense Coding
- homework 6: The ZX-Calculus