IA066 Introduction to Quantum Computing

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2012
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Alternate Types of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. RNDr. Jozef Gruska, DrSc. (lecturer)
Supervisor
prof. RNDr. Mojmír Křetínský, CSc.
Department of Computer Science - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Jozef Gruska, DrSc.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Science - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable
Wed 14:00–15:50 B411
Prerequisites
MB003 Linear Algebra and Geometry I && ( IB005 Formal languages and Automata || IB102 Automata and Grammars )
linear algebra, automata and languages, no quantum physics is necessary
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 27 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Quantum computing in particular and quantum information processing in general are one of the hotest subjects in science in general and in informatics in particular. The goal of this introductory course is to present basic aims, concepts, methods and result in this fascinating area. After completing the course student will be able: to understand principles of the design of quantum algorithms; to understand basic ideas of Shor's and Grover's algorithms; to design simple quantum circuits; to understand recognition power of several quantum automata; to understand basic principles of quantum cryptography; to design quantum error-correcting codes.
Syllabus
  • Motivation, history, basic quantum experiments, limitations and paaradoxes
  • Hilbert space basics
  • Quantum bits,registers
  • quantum gates and circuits; quantum computational primitives
  • quantum entanglement and non-locality
  • simple quantum algorithms, Shor's algorithms, Grover algorithm and its applications
  • quantum automata, quantum error-correction methods.
Literature
  • GRUSKA, Jozef. Quantum computing. London: McGraw-Hill Companies, 1999. xv, 439. ISBN 0077095030. info
Teaching methods
Lectures
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Slovak
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2012, recent)
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