The measurement calculus

@article{Danos2007TheMC,
  title={The measurement calculus},
  author={Vincent Danos and Elham Kashefi and P. Panangaden},
  journal={J. ACM},
  year={2007},
  volume={54},
  pages={8}
}
Measurement-based quantum computation has emerged from the physics community as a new approach to quantum computation where the notion of measurement is the main driving force of computation. This is in contrast with the more traditional circuit model that is based on unitary operations. Among measurement-based quantum computation methods, the recently introduced one-way quantum computer [Raussendorf and Briegel 2001] stands out as fundamental. We develop a rigorous mathematical model… 

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