Requirements for Large-Scale Universal Quantum Computation

Course 2 of 2 in the Quantum Computing Realities online program

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  • START DATE February 10, 2020 More Dates
  • TIME COMMITMENT 3-5 hours per week
  • DURATION 4 weeks
  • FORMAT Online
  • PRICE $1,350

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Explore the concepts of quantum error correction, the threshold for practical, fault-tolerant quantum computation, and models of quantum computation beyond quantum circuits and use the IBM Q Experience in an assessment exercise. View the week by week schedule here.

  • Describe the conceptual role of fault-tolerance in realizing large-scale quantum and classical computation.
  • Gain knowledge of one quantum error correction code, and its code parameters.
  • Familiarize yourself with the scientific basis for families of quantum error correction codes.
  • Understand the different strategies for counteracting systematic versus random error in quantum computation.

Who Should Enroll

  • Technical professionals, scientists, and researchers.

  • Professionals and leaders in business, government, and technology that need to get a better understanding of the practical realities of quantum computing.

  • Any interested participant with basic knowledge of vector and matrix multiplication as linear algebra is at the core of quantum computing algorithms.

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How you will learn

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    Worried about work/life balance?

    Learn online - when and where you would like.

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    Want a confirmation of success?

    Earn a Professional Certificate and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from MIT.

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    Need a network?

    Connect with an international community of professionals interested in quantum computing.

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    Looking to innovate?

    Gain insights from leading MIT faculty and industry experts while interacting with the IBM Q Experience, a platform for experimenting with and advancing quantum computing.

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    Benefit from a robust, collaborative learning environment.

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    Access cutting edge, research-based content developed by MIT professors, industry experts, and business leaders.

What learners are saying

Hear what other professionals have to say about this program.

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Pravin Kumarappan, Platform Architect, Worldpay

I had high expectations and they were adequately met! The content was just what I'd hoped.

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Charles Middleton, Principal Investigator, Harris Corporation

Great starting point for gaining deeper knowledge in more focused areas of quantum information science.

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Kyle Thompson, Mechanical Engineer, MIT Lincoln Labs

hese courses help me gain perspective and will allow me to be more conversational with my quantum peers.

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Rajendra Polavarapu, Senior Consultant, Cognizant Tech Solutions US Corp

[I liked] learning how quantum computing can impact people and organizations behaviors toward computation and simulation of problems.

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Donna Yost, Engineer, MIT Lincoln Labs

[The course had] significant impact on my understanding of quantum integration challenges and opportunities.

MIT Faculty & Industry Experts

Meet your instructors

Isaac Chuang

Isaac Chuang

Professor of Physics, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Senior Associate Dean of Digital Learning at MIT

William Oliver

William Oliver

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Professor of the Practice, Physics, Laboratory Fellow, Lincoln Laboratory, Associate Director, Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT

Peter Shor

Peter Shor

Morss Professor of Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics Committee Chair, Quantum Computation, Quantum Information at MIT

Aram Harrow

Aram Harrow

Associate Professor of Physics at MIT

COURSES IN THIS PROGRAM

To earn a Professional Certificate and CEUs, you must complete the two courses in the program. For those who do not want to commit to the full program, courses can be taken on an individual basis for a certificate of completion and CEUs. Savings apply when enrolling into the full program.

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