Grover's algorithm


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See also Las Vegas algorithm, quantum computation.

Note: Named for the inventor, Lov K. Grover. See Arthur O. Pittenger, "An Introduction to Quantum Computing Algorithms," page 46.


Grover's article in Dr. Dobb's Journal, April 2001 (C-like), accessed August 2013.
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