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Fall 2017-2018
ELE 396 / COS 396   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Andrew A. Houck

This course will introduce the matrix form of quantum mechanics and discuss the concepts underlying the theory of quantum information. Some of the important algorithms will be discussed, as well as physical systems which have been suggested for quantum computing.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets

Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Problem set(s) - 30%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
A previous quantum mechanics course will not be required. Requires sophomore linear algebra at the level of MAT 202, 204, 217 or the equivalent..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21782 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W   Friend Center   008   Enrolled:37 Limit:58
21782 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm F   Friend Center   008   Enrolled:37 Limit:58