I wish to learn about quantum computing which seems to be a topic of hot research and overall just intrigues me. I have a strong background in discrete mathematics and number theory. And am a pretty proficient programmer and strong problem solver. What math and physics knowledge (and in what order) should I work to be able to get the knowledge necessary for studying Quantum Computing?
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This book by Nielsen and Chuang is easy enough to read at the beginner's level but totally comprehensive.