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Simon's algorithm

(algorithm)

Definition: (no definition here, yet, but you can help.)

See also quantum computation.

Implementation

In Christian Charras' and Thierry Lecroq's Exact String Matching Algorithms preprocessing phase (C)

More information

Arthur O. Pittenger, An Introduction to Quantum Computing Algorithms, page 44. Also see "An Exact Quantum Polynomial-Time Algorithm for Simon's Problem".

Christophe Hancart, On Simon's string searching algorithm, Information Processing Letters, 47(2):95-99, 20 August 1993.


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"Simon's algorithm", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/simonsAlgo.html