### Thomas D. Howell

Thomas.Howell@sjsu.edu

people page

Office hours DH 282:

M W 9:00 - 11:00

### Fall 2015

CS 154 Piazza page

**
Formal Languages and Computability
**

**Prerequisites:**
Ma 42 and CS 46B (with a grade of "C-" or better in each) or instructor consent.

**Units:** 3

CS 154 Sections 1 and 2

Class Numbers 48038 and 48041

Monday / Wednesday 12:00 - 1:15 and 1:30 - 2:45

Room SCI 311

CS 286 Piazza page

**
Quantum Computation
**

**Prerequisites:**

- the course is designed to be as self-contained as possible
- no prior knowledge of quantum mechanics is assumed
- students should be comfortable with linear algebra (Ma 129A): complex numbers, vectors, matrices, inner products, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.
- students should know some basic computer science: algorithms, running time analysis, big O notation.

**Units:** 3

CS 286 Section 1

Class Numbers 46432

Monday / Wednesday 4:30 - 5:45

Room DH 450