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We review some of the best Quantum Computing Books. Each of these books we have read and can recommend. Actually, we have read a lot more and we will add these in due course. But if you want to start your journey into Quantum Computing, here are some choice picks.
Quantum Computing for Everyone by Chris Bernhardt
Quantum Computing for Everyone by Chris Bernhardt is an another entry into the Introduction to Quantum Computing concepts. Not yet released, it aims to be a well guided into to the myriad concepts in the Quantum computing domain and is published by the MIT press. It should be available for general release in April 2019. Chris Bernhardt is Professor of Mathematics at Fairfield University.
Quantum Computation and Information
The 10th edition, You’ll find this Book quoted by almost everyone. The canonical reference for much of Quantum Computing. It also is a very very large book with hundreds of pages (over 700!). You’ll find many quotes, references taken from this books from lectures and presentation. So make sure you get a copy on your desk. Nielsen and Chuang do a great job of explaining from the basics to the complex and with examples and problems, you can really grow your understanding of the field.
Quantum Computing since Democritus
Quantum Computing since Democritus is one of those books that you’ll definitively enjoy. It’s not text book but an explanation and intro into quantum computing, suitable for all levels. Plus it contains some philosophical arguments regarding computing and contextual and historical background to the world of computing.
Programming The Universe
From Seth Lloyd, one of the pioneers of quantum computing. Seth works at MIT as the original quantum mechanic. This great paperback is a definitively worth a read. A short book, but a classic nonetheless. Seth is masterful with his language and ensures your reading time is rewarded. Seth Lloyd is so seminal he has quantum algorithms with his name.
The beginning of infinity
No bookshelf is complete without a least one from from David Deutsch who is a British Academic and one of the pioneers of the Quantum Revolution. Also having algorithms named after him and a reputation for literally inventing Quantum Computing. Famous also for his view on the Multi-verse, David is super interesting character who is worth reading. His books are densely packed with explanations on the origins of where Quantum effects come from and the experiments that elucidate our understanding.