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Quantum Computation and Quantum Information is a textbook about quantum information science written by Michael Nielsen and Isaac Chuang, regarded as a standard text on the subject.[1] It is informally known as "Mike and Ike", after the candies of that name.[2] The book assumes minimal prior experience with quantum mechanics and with computer science, aiming instead to be a self-contained introduction to the relevant features of both. (Lov Grover recalls a postdoc disparaging it with the remark, "The book is too elementary — it starts off with the assumption that the reader does not even know quantum mechanics."[3]) The focus of the text is on theory, rather than the experimental implementations of quantum computers, which are discussed more briefly.[4]

Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
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AuthorMichael Nielsen and Isaac Chuang
SubjectQuantum information science
PublisherCambridge University Press
Publication date
2000 (first ed.)
2010 (second ed.)
ISBN978-1-107-00217-3
OCLC844974180

As of February 2018, the book has been cited over 31,000 times on Google Scholar.[5]

Table of Contents (Tenth Anniversary Edition)Edit

EditionsEdit

  1. Nielsen, Michael A.; Chuang, Isaac L. (2000). Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (1st ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-63503-5. OCLC 634735192.
  2. Nielsen, Michael A.; Chuang, Isaac L. (2010). Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-00217-3. OCLC 844974180.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vogel, Manuel (2011-11-01). "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information, by M.A. Nielsen and I.L. Chuang". Contemporary Physics. 52 (6): 604–605. Bibcode:2011ConPh..52..604V. doi:10.1080/00107514.2011.587535. ISSN 0010-7514.
    Gudder, Stanley P. (2001-11-01). "Book Review: Quantum Computation and Quantum Information. By Michael A. Nielsen and Isaac L. Chuang. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2000, i–xxv+676 pp., $42.00 (hardcover)". Foundations of Physics. 31 (11): 1665–1667. doi:10.1023/a:1012603118140. ISSN 0015-9018.
    DiVincenzo, David P. (2001). "Book Review on Quantum Computation and Quantum Information" (PDF). Quantum Information and Computation. 1: 95–96.
    Mermin, N. David (2003). "From Cbits to Qbits: Teaching computer scientists quantum mechanics". American Journal of Physics. 71 (1): 23–30. arXiv:quant-ph/0207118. Bibcode:2003AmJPh..71...23M. doi:10.1119/1.1522741. ISSN 0002-9505.
  2. ^ Wilde, Mark M. (2017-02-28). "Preface to the Second Edition". Quantum Information Theory. Cambridge University Press. pp. xi–xii. arXiv:1106.1445. Bibcode:2011arXiv1106.1445W. doi:10.1017/9781316809976.001. ISBN 9781316813300.
    Strauch, Frederick W. (2016-06-21). "Resource Letter QI-1: Quantum Information". American Journal of Physics. 84 (7): 495–507. Bibcode:2016AmJPh..84..495S. doi:10.1119/1.4948608. ISSN 0002-9505.
  3. ^ Grover, Lov (2002-04-12). "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information". American Journal of Physics. 70 (5): 558–559. Bibcode:2002AmJPh..70..558N. doi:10.1119/1.1463744. ISSN 0002-9505.
  4. ^ James, Daniel F. V. (2001-11-01). "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information". Physics Today. 54 (11): 60–62. Bibcode:2001PhT....54k..60N. doi:10.1063/1.1428442. ISSN 0031-9228.
  5. ^ "Michael Nielsen - Google Scholar Citations". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 2017-11-10.