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Reasoning about Grover's Quantum Search Algorithm using Probabilistic wp

Butler, M. J. and Hartel, P. H. (1999) Reasoning about Grover's Quantum Search Algorithm using Probabilistic wp ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems, 21, (3), pp. 417-430.

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Abstract

Grover's search algorithm is designed to be executed on a quantum-mechanical computer. In this article, the probabilistic wp-calculus is used to model and reason about Grover's algorithm. It is demonstrated that the calculus provides a rigorous programming notation for modeling this and other quantum algorithms and that it also provides a systematic framework of analyzing such algorithms.

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Published date: May 1999
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 250484
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/250484
PURE UUID: fb53f4b2-5016-4dce-9c89-9fae822fd123
ORCID for M. J. Butler: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4642-5373

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Date deposited: 30 Sep 1999
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:41

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Author: M. J. Butler ORCID iD
Author: P. H. Hartel

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