From Fibonacci to the mathematics of cows and quantum circuitry

WILMOTT, C.M., 2014. From Fibonacci to the mathematics of cows and quantum circuitry. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. ISSN 1742-6596

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Abstract

The Fibonacci sequence is a famously well-known integer sequence from the thirteenth century which has transcended its original motivation. It possesses many interested and varied applications within architecture, engineering and science. Less well known is the Narayana sequence which itself has interesting and wide-ranging Fibonacci-type connections. In this paper, we shall recall Narayana's original motivation that gives rise to the sequence bearing his name. We also provide an interesting application of this sequence to the construction to quantum gate circuitry used in quantum computation.

Item Type: Journal article
Description: Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences (IC-MSQUARE 2014), Madrid, Spain, 28-31 August 2014
Publication Title: Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Creators: Wilmott, C.M.
Publisher: IOP Publishing
Date: 2014
ISSN: 1742-6596
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:30
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2015 14:33
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13970

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