Quantum Bayesian Networks

November 15, 2009

Solving Systems of Linear Equations With a Quantum Computer, Sort of

Filed under: Uncategorized — rrtucci @ 3:06 am

Check out this blog post by Eric Drexler (nanotech guru, author of the famous book “Engines of Creation”, author of the excellent blog Metamodern)

Dr. Drexler’s blog post concerns the paper

“Quantum algorithm for solving linear systems of equations”(v1 title)
“Quantum algorithm for linear systems of equations”(v3 title)
by Aram W. Harrow, Avinatan Hassidim, Seth Lloyd
arXiv:0811.3171v3

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1 Comment »

  1. Update:
    Dr. Drexler has mentioned my blog in his. An (undeserved) honor to be mentioned by such a respected and distinguished scientist. For one halcyon day, my blog experienced 180 viewers. Now it’s back to its usual traffic of 3 or 4 viewers per day. Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

    Comment by rrtucci — November 20, 2009 @ 5:27 pm


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