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Is it more efficient to simulate Quantum Computer using a non-deterministic Turing machine?

Would it be more efficient than simulation using a deterministic Turing machine or probabilistic Turing machine?

I am not sure what are the relations between Turing Machine, Probabilistic TM, Non-deterministic TM and Quantum TM and how they will affect the simulation/emulation of a QC.

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  • $\begingroup$ Given that both “efficient” and “quantum computer” have a huge number of possible definitions, I'm not sure if this question is meaningful. What do you have in mind? $\endgroup$ – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Feb 11 '18 at 18:10
  • $\begingroup$ @Gilles, any of the possible definitions should be relevant. It's more a conceptual question. $\endgroup$ – 0x90 Feb 24 '18 at 13:00

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