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Title

Reversible Computation and a Toolkit for Quantum Turing Machine Simulation
Author

Joachim Hertel
Conference

2003 International Mathematica Symposium
Conference location

Imperial College, London
Description

This talk begins with some background information on reversible computation from a Thermodynamics and Quantum Theory point of view, and then introduces a Mathematica Package Quantum Turing Machine Simulator (QTS) that can serve as an educational tool to explore the principles of a reversible computational process within the context of Quantum Mechanics.
Subjects

*Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics > Cellular Automata
*Science > Physics > Quantum Physics
Keywords

Thermodynamics and Quantum Theory, Quantum Turing Machine Simulator, reversible computational process, Quantum Mechanics
Related items

*Challenging the Boundaries of Symbolic Computation: Proceedings of the 5th International Mathematica Symposium   [in Books]
URL

http://www.mathematica-journal.com/issue/v8i3/features/hertel/