# Advanced Simulation of Quantum Computations: Compact Representation Rather than Hardware Power

@article{Zulehner2017AdvancedSO, title={Advanced Simulation of Quantum Computations: Compact Representation Rather than Hardware Power}, author={Alwin Zulehner and Robert Wille}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2017}, volume={abs/1707.00865} }

Quantum computation is a promising emerging technology which, compared to classical computation, allows for substantial speed-ups e.g. for integer factorization or database search. However, since physical realizations of quantum computers are in their infancy, a significant amount of research in this domain still relies on simulations of quantum computations on classical machines. This causes a significant complexity which current state of the art simulators tackle by applying massive hardware…

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