Monthly Archives: July 2018

Misconceptions about Autonomous Systems

Following are notes from several research papers on autonomy. The Pentagon, or U.S. Department of Defense, says several factors impede the deployment and adoption of autonomous systems: In the absence of an adequately high level of autonomy that can be relied upon, substantial operator involvement is required, which not only severely limits operational gains but […]

State of the Art in Quantum Computing

Following are the lectures on quantum computing in increasing complexity order. The lectures give good overview of the science and technology as it works now. In the popular press, quantum computers are often presented not just as an exciting frontier of science and technology (which they are), but as magic devices that would work by […]