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Quantum programming languages: survey and bibliography. (English) Zbl 1122.68021
Summary: The field of quantum programming languages is developing rapidly and there is a surprisingly large literature. Research in this area includes the design of programming languages for quantum computing, the application of established semantic and logical techniques to the foundations of quantum mechanics, and the design of compilers for quantum programming languages. This article justifies the study of quantum programming languages, presents the basics of quantum computing, surveys the literature in quantum programming languages, and indicates directions for future research.

MSC:
68N15 Theory of programming languages
81P68 Quantum computation
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