# Quantum Computer: Hello, Music!

@article{Miranda2020QuantumCH, title={Quantum Computer: Hello, Music!}, author={Eduardo Reck Miranda}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2020}, volume={abs/2006.13849} }

Quantum computing is emerging as a promising technology, which is built on the principles of subatomic physics. By the time of writing, fully fledged practical quantum computers are not widely available. But research and development are advancing rapidly. Various software simulators are already available. And a few companies have already started to provide access to quantum hardware via the cloud. These initiatives have enabled experiments with quantum computing to tackle some realistic…

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