This is the homepage of Math 421/521 Introduction to Quantum Computation, offered in Fall 2022 at Bilkent University.
Tuesdays 8:30-9:20 are for Qiskit lectures.
Grading scheme for Math 421: Midterm - %25, Final - %30, Homework (4 assignments) - %40, Attendance - %5 Grading scheme for Math 521: Midterm - %25, Final - %25, Homework (4 assignments) - %40, Oral presentation - %10 Textbook and other reading
Textbook of the course is Quantum Computation and Quantum Information by Michael A. Nielsen and Isaac L. Chuang, Cambridge University Press (10th Anniversary edition).
Reader-friendly sources for background:
Quantum computing/information resources other than the textbook:
Classical and quantum computation by Alexei Kitaev, Alexander Shen, Mikhail N. Vyalyi
The theory of quantum information by John Watrous
For more see Math-421 Spring 2021.
Week 1 (Sep 15): Inner product spaces
Week 2 (Sep 20-22): Tensor product, Dirac notation
Week 3 (Sep 27-29): Spectral decomposition, Polar and singular value decomposition
Lecture notes: M421-L1
Week 4 (Oct 4-6): Axioms of quantum mechanics
Week 5 (Oct 11-13): Teleportation and superdense coding
Week 6 (Oct 18-20): Density operators
Week 7 (Oct 25)1: Bell inequalities
Lecture notes: M421-L2
Week 8 (Nov 1-3): Turing machines, Circuits
Week 9 (Nov 8-10): Computational complexity
Week 10 (Nov 15-17): Quantum circuits, Universal quantum gates
Week 11 (Nov 22-24): Quantum computational complexity
Lecture notes: M421-L3
Week 12 (Nov 29-Dec 1): Deutsch–Jozsa algorithm, Simon’s algoritm
Week 13 (Dec 6-8): Quantum Fourier transform, Phase estimation
Week 14 (Dec 13-15): Order-finding, Shor’s factoring algorithm
Week 15 (Dec 20-22): Hidden subgroup problem
Lecture notes: M421-L4