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Quantum Walks: A Comprehensive Review

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Quantum Walks: A Comprehensive Review
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 88

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Quantum walks, the quantum mechanical counterpart of classical random walks, is an advanced tool for building quantum algorithms that has been recently shown to constitute a universal model of quantum computation. In this paper we review theoretical advances on the foundations of both discrete- and continuous-time quantum walks, together with the role that randomness plays in quantum walks.

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