The Potential Impact of Quantum Computers on Society

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de Wolf, Ronald (2017)
  • Subject: Computer Science - Computers and Society | Quantum Physics
    acm: TheoryofComputation_GENERAL | ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

This paper considers the potential impact that the nascent technology of quantum computing may have on society. It focuses on three areas: cryptography, optimization, and simulation of quantum systems. We will also discuss some ethical aspects of these developments, and... View more
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