# Verifying the Smallest Interesting Colour Code with Quantomatic

@inproceedings{Garvie2017VerifyingTS, title={Verifying the Smallest Interesting Colour Code with Quantomatic}, author={Liam Garvie and Ross Duncan}, booktitle={QPL}, year={2017} }

In this paper we present a Quantomatic case study, verifying the basic properties of the Smallest Interesting Colour Code error detecting code.

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