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Suggested: 5 weeks, 2-4 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Intro

8 videos (Total 99 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Information and Computations17m
Characteristics of Computational Systems11m
Computability and Algorithms12m
Computational Complexity13m
Quantum Computing - Part 114m
Quantum Computing - Part 213m
The Multiverse Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics8m
1 reading
The Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Test for the Module 140m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Mathematical Model of Quantum Computing

7 videos (Total 96 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Qubit Measurement. Part 114m
Qubit Measurement. Part 215m
Systems with Multiple Qubits14m
Measuring the Multiple Qubits Systems10m
Quantum System Evolution. Computations. Part 19m
Quantum System Evolution. Computations. Part 216m
2 readings
Lecture notes1h
The Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Test for the Module 21h 20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Quantum Computer and Quantum Algorithms

6 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Deutsch's Problem. Part 211m
Quantum Computer Prototype, DIY12m
Quantum Computer Prototype. Solving the Deutsch's Problem9m
More Algorithms. Part 112m
More Algorithms. Part 212m
2 readings
Lecture Notes1h
The Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Test for the Module 31h
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Shor's Algorithm

9 videos (Total 110 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Factoring and the RSA16m
Factoring and Period Finding21m
Quantum Fourier Transform. Part 114m
Quantum Fourier Transform. Part 213m
Shor's Algorithm. Part 18m
Shor's Algorithm. Part 211m
Shor's Algorithm, Part 39m
Shor's Algorithm, Part 47m
2 readings
Lecture Notes1h
The Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Test for the Module 41h
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By BPAug 27th 2019

Heavily Packed course..Touched the tip of a huge iceberg named "Beauty of Mathematics" from this course..Thanks to Coursera and the team for this insightful journey of 5 weeks with you.

By HRJul 23rd 2019

Informative Course and a very helpful instructor , thanks to Sergey Sysoev for helping me to complete this course in time and earn a certificate.

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Сысоев Сергей Сергеевич

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Кафедра системного программирования

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