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Dirac notation for classic bits?

QWorld have come up with a really neat convention that I like in their QBronze lectures e.g. for the set of classical bits $1011$, they use the notation $\lceil1011\rfloor$. That way you can write out ...
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Dirac notation for classic bits?

Sometimes in quantum communication or quantum information there is no notational distinction made between classical and quantum bits, with $|x\rangle$ (for $x \in \{0,1\}$) describing either a ...
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Dirac notation for classic bits?

You could stick to the variable names $b$ for bit and $|q\rangle$ for qubit, and then if you have to refer to their values, you can specify $b=0$ or $b=1$, and for qubits $|q\rangle = \alpha|0\rangle +...
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In what contexts are different notations used for indicating measurement outcomes?

It's an interesting question as to how to the bijection between the measurement eigenvalues $\{+1,-1\}$ and the bits $\{0,1\}$ or the qubits $\{|0\rangle,|1\rangle\}$ are reflected or intuited in the ...
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