## Week 1

**April 04** Qubit, unitary operation, measurement
**Reading**: Aaronson Lec9 HTML; Watrous Lec1 PDF
**HW 1 Out** [PDF TeX], due April 18, 2017 before class.

**April 06** Quantum circuit model
**Reading**: Watrous Lec2 PDF, Lec3 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Henry Cooney*: [PDF TeX]

## Week 2

**April 11** Reversible computation, quantum query model, Deutsch’s algorithm
**Reading**: Watrous Lec7 PDF, Lec4 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Ben Hamlin*: [PDF TeX]

**April 13** Deutsch-Josza algorithm, Simon’s Problem
**Reading**: Watrous Lec5 PDF, Lec6 PDF; Vazirani Lec7 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Mayank Sharma*:

## Week 3

**April 18** Simon’s algorithm cont’d, Phase estimation
- Watrous Lec6 PDF, Lec8 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Nate Launchbury*: [PDF TeX]
- HW 1 due.
**HW 2
Out**
[PDF
TeX],
due May 02, 2017 before class.

**April 20** Phase estimation general case, Quantum Fourier Transform
- Watrous Lec9 PDF; Vazirani Lec12 PDF
**Scribe note** by *John Donahue*: [PDF TeX]

## Week 4

**April 25** Order finding, Kitaev’s algorithm
- Watrous Lec10 PDF, Lec11 PDF;
**Scribe note** by *Thomas Patecky*:

**April 27** factoring, Shor’s algorithm, Hidden subgroup problem
framework
- Vazirani Lec8 PDF, Lec9 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Thomas Patecky*:
- Project proposal
**due by midnight** in any time zone!

## Week 5

**May 02** Unstructured search, Grover’s algorithm
**Reading**: Vazirani Lec11 PDF; Watrous Lec12 PDF, Lec13 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Mohamed Abidalrekab*:
- HW 2 due.
**HW 3
Out**
[PDF
TeX],
due May 16, 2017 before class.

**May 04** Optimalilty of Grover’s algorithm, quantum query complexity
**Reading**: Vazirani Lec10 PDF; [BBBV97]
**Scribe note** by *Asher Toback*:

## Week 6

**May 09** Entanglement, teleportation, superdense coding
- Vazirani Lec3 PDF; Watrous Lec4 PDF, Lec20 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Ben Hamlin*:

**May 11** non-local games, density operators, mixed states
- Watrous Lec14 PDF, Lec15 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Nate Launchbury*:

## Week 7

**May 16** POVM, Entropy, Holevo’s theorem
- Vazirani Lec13 PDF, Lec17 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Enis Inan*:
- HW 3 due.
**HW 4
Out**
[PDF
TeX],
due May 30 before class.

**May 18** Quantum Error correcting and Fault tolerance
- Vazirani Lec21 PDF; Watrous Lec16 PDF, Lec17 (CSS codes) PDF
**Scribe note** by *Asher Toback*:

## Week 8

**May 22** Project mid-term report **due by midnight** in any time zone!
**May 23** Quantum computational complexity
- Watrous Lec22 PDF
**Scribe note** by *John Donahue*:

**May 25** Quantum computational complexity
- Vazirani Lec6 PDF, Lec19 PDF
**Scribe note** by *Enis Enan*:

## Week 9

**May 30** Quantum crypto and post-quantum crypto
- Watrous Lec18 PDF; FS’s talk at AsiaPQC Forum [Video]
**Scribe note** by *Henry Cooney*:

**June 01** Selected topic: simulating quantum systems

## Week 10

**June 06** Project presentations
- Enis & Mohamed: Quantum Walks
- Mayank: Linear system quantum algorithm
- Jared & Nhut: Quantum speedup characteristics
- Marko & Devan: Quantum Neural Networks

**June 08** Project presentations
- Jorden,Bishoy,Tim,Shashwat: Quantum software
- Ben S,John,Tom: Quantum error correcting
- Ben H,Nate,Steve: Quantum FHE
- Asher & Henry: Quantum secure computation

### Final project report due: Thursday, June 15, 11:59pm PDT.