what is the difference between quantum mechanics and computer science?
i know that quantum computing is a field in the sector of quantum mechanics but does anyone know if the study of computer science is related to quantum computing? sorry if this is confusing, but basically i am due to start an undergraduate course in computer science. would my degree have any relevance to the field of quantum computing i.e. would i be able to get a job in quantum computing research after i graduate?
Asked By: VividxxDreamer - 6/3/2011
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Yes, there are important parts of the study of computer science that relate to quantum computing. There is a particular class of algorithms that will become much faster if they can use quantum computer hardware. You need to study computing theory: algorithms and complexity. There might be an upper level undergraduate... More
Answered By: morningstar - 6/3/2011
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im not entirely sure what you're asking but classical computers and quantum computers are fairly similar in how they work other then the bits being qubits in quantum computers so you would need to know how classical computers work to work with quantum computers i.e take a computer science class
Answered By: Flip 123456789 - 6/3/2011
Computer science is where they make machines and stuff to help the hospital and its patience
Answered By: Mistrykid - 6/3/2011
As with classical computer science, there are two aspects: hardware and software. There is overlap in classical computer science and quantum computers in terms of the later. Qubits are handled differently than classical bits, though, due to their indeterminate nature, but you still have to know a lot about algorithms... More
Answered By: Dr. R - 6/3/2011
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