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Categories for Quantum TheoryAn Introduction$
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Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198739623

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198739623.001.0001

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Categories for Quantum Theory

Chris Heunen

Jamie Vicary

Oxford University Press

This book assumes familiarity with some basic ideas from category theory, linear algebra and quantum computing. This self-contained chapter gives a quick summary of the essential aspects of these areas, including categories, functors, natural transformations, vector spaces, Hilbert spaces, tensor products, density matrices, measurement and quantum teleportation.

Keywords:   Hilbert space, Adjoint, Tensor product, Density matrix, Category, Functor

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