1. Complex numbers; 2. Complex vector spaces; 3. The leap from classical to quantum; 4. Basic quantum theory; 5. Architecture; 6. Algorithms; 7. Programming languages; 8. Theoretical computer science; 9. Cryptography; 10. Information theory; 11. Hardware.
Finally, a textbook that explains quantum computing using techniques and concepts familiar to computer scientists.
Noson F. Yanofsky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York and of the Computer Department in The Graduate Center of CUNY. Mirco A. Mannucci, PhD, is the founder and CEO of HoloMathics, LLC, a research and development company with a focus on innovative mathematical modeling. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at George Mason University and the University of Maryland.
'The book has the potential to fill a void that needs to be filled: to bring the excitement of quantum computing to undergraduate computing majors, especially those with modest math backgrounds.' Professor Stephen Fenner, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Carolina