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Efficient implementation of the Clifford group for $n$ qubits

I'm looking for an efficient implementation of the Clifford group $\mathcal{C}_n$ of $n$ qubits. The Clifford group $\mathcal{C}_n$ has stucture $(2_+^{1+2n} \circ C_8).Sp(2,n)$, where $2_+^{1+2n}$ ...
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Clock matrix vs matrix clock

In the process of research leading up to my previous question, I found out about matrix, vector & logical clocks. The citation in the aforementioned question mentions clock and shift matrices. ...
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What is the general matrix for the Swap gate?

In section 3.3.2 of this PDF, The general SWAP gate is defined as $ S (\alpha, \hat{y}) = \begin{bmatrix} 1 & 0 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & \cos(\alpha/2) & -\sin(\alpha/2) & ...