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Programming quantum computers using 3-D puzzles, coffee cups, and doughnuts

Article by Simon J. Devitt
  • Published in 2016
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The task of programming a quantum computer is just as strange as quantum mechanics itself. But it now looks like a simple 3D puzzle may be the future tool of quantum software engineers.

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@article{Programmingquantumcomputersusing3Dpuzzlescoffeecupsanddoughnuts,
	title = {Programming quantum computers using 3-D puzzles, coffee cups, and  doughnuts},
	abstract = {The task of programming a quantum computer is just as strange as quantum
mechanics itself. But it now looks like a simple 3D puzzle may be the future
tool of quantum software engineers.},
	url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1609.06628v1 http://arxiv.org/pdf/1609.06628v1},
	author = {Simon J. Devitt},
	comment = {},
	urldate = {2016-09-23},
	archivePrefix = {arXiv},
	eprint = {1609.06628},
	primaryClass = {quant-ph},
	year = 2016
}