Quantum computing (2009/2010)

Course code
4S01923
Credits
6
Coordinator
Alessandra Di Pierro
Other available courses
Other available courses
    Academic sector
    INF/01 - INFORMATICS
    Language of instruction
    Italian
    Web page
    http://profs.sci.univr.it/~dipierro/InfQuant/InfQuant10.html
    Teaching is organised as follows:
    Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
    Teoria e Esercitazioni 5 2nd Semester Alessandra Di Pierro
    Meccanica quantistica 1 2nd Semester Francesca Monti

    Lesson timetable

    2nd Semester
    Activity Day Time Type Place Note
    Teoria e Esercitazioni Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall C  
    Teoria e Esercitazioni Friday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall C from Apr 2, 2010  to Jun 15, 2010
    Meccanica quantistica Friday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall C from Mar 1, 2010  to Apr 1, 2010

    Syllabus

    Introduction and Background

    - Complex vector spaces
    - Principles of Quantum Mechanics


    Quantum Computing

    -The circuit model
    -Quantum Turing Machine
    -Fourier Transform and its applications
    -- Phase estimation
    -- Order finding
    -- Factoring
    -Search algorithms

    Quantum cryptography: the BB84 protocol
    Introduction to Quantum Programming Languages

    Assessment methods and criteria

    Written and oral test