Perspectives in Computation
208 pages

6 x 9

© 2009
 Contents
Table of Contents
Contents
1 Introduction
2 Characters and Strings
3 Problems
4 Computability
5 Turing Machines
6 Noncomputable Problems
7 Noncomputable Numbers
8 Formal Mathematics
9 Difficulty Functions
10 Difficult Problems; Best Algorithms
11 A Language for Efficiency
12 Are There Better Languages?
13 Probabilistic Computing
14 Quantum Mechanics
15 Grover Construction
16 Grover Construction: Six Issues
16.1 Initial State
16.2 Final Observation on Hin
16.3 Building the Operator W
16.4 Building the Operator V
16.5 Errors
16.6 What Is the Problem?
17 QuantumAssisted Computing
18 QuantumAssisted Computability
19 QuantumAssisted Difficulty Functions
20 QuantumAssisted Efficiency I
21 QuantumAssisted Efficiency II
22 Conclusion
References
Index
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