Practical Quantum Computing for Developers
Programming Quantum Rigs in the Cloud using Python, Quantum Assembly Language and IBM QExperience
|Price||$28.70 - $30.27
|Format||Paper book / ebook (PDF)|
Write algorithms and program in the new field of quantum computing. This book covers major topics such as the physical components of a quantum computer: qubits, entanglement, logic gates, circuits, and how they differ from a traditional computer. Also, Practical Quantum Computing for Developers discusses quantum computing in the cloud using IBM Q Experience including: the composer, quantum scores, experiments, circuits, simulators, real quantum devices, and more. You'll be able to run experiments in the cloud on a real quantum device.
Furthermore, this book shows you how to do quantum programming using the QISKit (Quantum Information Software Kit), Python SDK, and other APIs such as QASM (Quantum Assembly). You'll learn to write code using these languages and execute it against simulators (local or remote) or a real quantum computer provided by IBM's Q Experience. Finally, you'll learn the current quantum algorithms for entanglement, random number generation, linear search, integer factorization, and others. You'll peak inside the inner workings of the Bell states for entanglement, Grover's algorithm for linear search, Shor's algorithm for integer factorization, and other algorithms in the fields of optimization, and more.
Along the way you'll also cover game theory with the Magic Square, an example of quantum pseudo-telepathy where parties sharing entangled states can be observed to have some kind of communication between them. In this game Alice and Bob play against a referee. Quantum mechanics allows Alice and Bob to always win!
By the end of this book, you will understand how this emerging technology provides massive parallelism and significant computational speedups over classical computers, and will be prepared to program quantum computers which are expected to replace traditional computers in the data center.
Use the Q Experience Composer, the first-of-its-kind web console to create visual programs/experiments and submit them to a quantum simulator or real device on the cloud; Run programs remotely using the Q Experience REST API; Write algorithms that provide superior performance over their classical counterparts; Build a Node.js REST client for authenticating, listing remote devices, querying information about quantum processors, and listing or running experiments remotely in the cloud; Create a quantum number generator: The quintessential coin flip with a quantum twist; Discover quantum teleportation: This algorithm demonstrates how the exact state of a qubit (quantum information) can be transmitted from one location to another, with the help of classical communication and quantum entanglement between the sender and receiver; Peek into single qubit operations with the classic game of Battleships with a quantum twist; Handle the counterfeit coin problem: a classic puzzle that consists of finding a counterfeit coin in a beam balance among eight coins in only two turns.
4 5 2
by Jonathan Weber
Whether you're a marketer with development skills or a full-on web developer/analyst, Practical Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager for Developers shows you how to implement Google Analytics using Google Tag Manager to jumpstart your web analytics measurement.There's a reason that so many organizations use Google Analytics. Effective ...
Price: $32.01 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2015
by Michael Huttermann
DevOps for Developers delivers a practical, thorough introduction to approaches, processes and tools to foster collaboration between software development and operations. Efforts of Agile software development often end at the transition phase from development to operations. This book covers the delivery of software, this means "th...
Price: $30.71 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2012
by Jason Bell
Machine Learning: Hands-On for Developers and Technical Professionals provides hands-on instruction and fully-coded working examples for the most common machine learning techniques used by developers and technical professionals. The book contains a breakdown of each ML variant, explaining how it works and how it is used within certain ind...
Price: $29.16 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2014
by John Paul Mueller
Modern businesses rely on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) - a setup in which someone else foots the bill to create application environments - and developers are expected to know how to write both platform-specific and IaaS-supported applications. If you're a developer who writes desktop and web applications but have little-to-no experi...
Price: $18.74 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2017
by Robin Dewson
Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers is the perfect book for developers new to SQL Server and planning to create and deploy applications against Microsoft's market-leading database system for the Windows platform. Now in its third edition, the book is enhanced to cover the very latest developments in SQL Server 2012.Also new in the bo...
Price: $36.98 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2012
by Colin Ihrig
Price: $47.49 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2013
by Douglas Finke
The PowerShell platform gives developers seamless integration with legacy .Net code while adding a range previously not seen in a language. With this book you will quickly learn the fundamentals, and move on to writing rich, sophisticated scripts to manage key tasks and processes in your development activities. PowerShell .Net for Develop...
Price: $15.90 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2012
by Robin Dewson
Beginning SQL Server for Developers is the perfect book for developers new to SQL Server and planning to create and deploy applications against Microsoft's market-leading database system for the Windows platform. Now in its fourth edition, the book is enhanced to cover the very latest developments in SQL Server, including the in-memory fe...
Price: $36.98 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2014