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This bibliographic essay reviews seminal papers in quantum computing. Although quantum computing is a young science, its researchers have already published thousands of noteworthy articles, far too many to list here. Therefore, this appendix is not a comprehensive chronicle of the emergence and evolution of the field but rather a guided tour of some of the papers that spurred, formalized, and furthered its study.


The file uploaded here is a pre-print version of this book contribution: Cirasella, Jill. “Historical Bibliography of Quantum Computing.” Appendix A. Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists. By Noson S. Yanofsky and Mirco A. Mannucci. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008. 319-324.



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