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SUMMARY:Second International Workshop on Quantum Computing Software
DESCRIPTION:Workshop\n\nRosneT: A Block Tensor Algebra Library for Out-of-
Core Quantum Computing Simulation\n\nSanchez-Ramirez, Garcia-Saez, Conejer
o, Lordan, Queralt...\n\nWith the advent of more powerful Quantum Computer
s, the need for larger Quantum Simulations has boosted. As the amount of r
esources grows exponentially with size of the target system Tensor Network
s emerge as an optimal framework with which we represent Quantum States in
tensor factorizations. As th...\n\n---------------------\nSecond Internat
ional Workshop on Quantum Computing Software\n\nde Jong, Müller, Alexeev,
Humble\n\nQuantum computing is emerging as a remarkable technology that pr
omises to achieve major scientific breakthroughs. This includes solving co
mplex problems whose solution lies well beyond contemporary and even futur
e supercomputers based on conventional technologies. Interacting with thes
e quantum comp...\n\n---------------------\nQuantumCircuitOpt: An Open-Sou
rce Framework for Provably Optimal Quantum Circuit Design\n\nNagarajan, Lo
ckwood, Coffrin\n\nIn recent years, the quantum computing community has se
en an explosion of novel methods to implement non-trivial quantum computat
ions on near-term hardware. An important direction of research has been to
decompose an arbitrary entangled state, represented as a unitary, in to a
quantum circuit, that ...\n\n---------------------\nIllinois Express Quan
tum Network for Distributing and Controlling Entanglement on a Metro-Scale
\n\nWu, Chung, Kanter, Lauk, Valivarthi...\n\nWe describe an implementatio
n of a quantum network over installed fiber in the Chicago area. We presen
t network topology and control architecture of this network and illustrate
preliminary results for quantum teleportation and coexistence of quantum
and classical data on the same fiber link.\n\n---------------------\nScal
able Programming Workflows for Validation of Quantum Computers\n\nPooser,
Nguyen, Humble\n\nHybrid quantum-classical workflows have become standard
methods for executing variational algorithms and other quantum simulation
techniques, which are key applications for noisy intermediate scale quantu
m (NISQ) computers. Validating these simulations is an important task whic
h helps gauge the prog...\n\n---------------------\nWorkshop on Quantum Co
mputing: Afternoon Break (3-3:30)\n\n\n\n---------------------\nQAOAKit:
A Toolkit for Reproducible Study, Application, and Verification of QAOA\n\
nShaydulin, Marwaha, Wurtz, Lotshaw\n\nUnderstanding the best known parame
ters, performance, and systematic behavior of the Quantum Approximate Opti
mization Algorithm (QAOA) remain open research questions, even as the algo
rithm gains popularity. We introduce QAOAKit, a Python toolkit for the QAO
A built for exploratory research. QAOAKit i...\n\n---------------------\nP
erformance Evaluation and Acceleration of the QTensor Quantum Circuit Simu
lator on GPUs\n\nLykov, Chen, Chen, Keipert, Zhang...\n\nThis work studies
the porting and optimization of the tensor network simulator QTensor on G
PUs, with the ultimate goal of simulating quantum circuits efficiently at
scale on large GPU supercomputers. We implement NumPy, PyTorch, and CuPy b
ackends and benchmark the codes to find the optimal allocatio...\n\n------
---------------\nWorkshop on Quantum Computing: Morning Break (10-10:30)\
n\n\n\n---------------------\nTensor Network Circuit Simulation at Exascal
e\n\nBrennan, Brayford\n\nTensor network methods are incredibly effective
for simulating quantum circuits. This is due to their ability to efficient
ly represent and manipulate the wave-functions of large interacting quantu
m systems. We describe the challenges faced when scaling tensor network s
imulation approaches to exasca...\n\n---------------------\nLarge-Scale Mu
lti-Node Simulations of Z2 Gauge Theory Quantum Circuits Using Google Clou
d Platform\n\nGustafson, Peters\n\nSimulating quantum field theories on a
quantum computer is one of the most exciting fundamental physics applicati
ons of quantum information science. Dynamical time evolution of quantum fi
elds is a challenge that is beyond the capabilities of classical computing
, but it can teach us important lessons...\n\n---------------------\nExplo
ring Affine Abstractions for Qubit Mapping\n\nGerard, Kong\n\nOne of the k
ey compilation steps in Quantum Computing (QC) is to determine an initial
logical to physical mapping of the qubits used in a quantum circuit. The
impact of the starting qubit layout can vastly affect later scheduling and
placement decisions of QASM operations, yielding higher values on...\n\n-
--------------------\nHybridQ: A Hybrid Simulator for Quantum Circuits\n\
nMandra, Marshall, Rieffel, Biswas\n\nDeveloping state-of-the-art classica
l simulators of quantum circuits is of utmost importance to test and evalu
ate early quantum technology and understand the true potential of full-blo
wn error-corrected quantum computers. In the past few years, multiple the
oretical and numerical advances have conti...\n\n---------------------\nLa
te Afternoon Stretch Break\n\n\n\n---------------------\nQuandary: An Ope
n-Source C++ Package for High-Performance Optimal Control of Open Quantum
Systems\n\nGuenther, Petersson, DuBois\n\nQuantum optimal control can be u
sed to shape the control pulses for realizing unitary and non-unitary tran
sformations of quantum states. These control pulses provide the fundamenta
l interface between the quantum compiler and the quantum hardware. Most cu
rrent software for quantum optimal control (e....\n\n---------------------
\nWorkshop in Quantum Computing: Lunch Break (12:30-2)\n\n\n\n-----------
----------\nBoulder Opal: Quantum Control Software to Improve and Automate
Quantum Computer Hardware\n\nCarvalho, Hush, Biercuk\n\nSusceptibility to
noise and device imperfections severely limit the performance of quantum
computers and the usefulness of the algorithms they can run. In the path t
owards quantum advantage, improvements in hardware design and fabrication
as well as quantum error correction at the logical level will...\n\n------
---------------\nMapping Constraint Problems onto Quantum Gate and Anneali
ng Devices\n\nWilson, Mueller, Pakin\n\nThis work presents NchooseK, a uni
fied programming model for constraint satisfaction problems that can be ma
pped to both quantum circuit and annealing devices through Quadratic Uncon
strained Binary Operators (QUBOs). Our mapping provides at least the poten
tial for a quantum advantage. We provide exa...\n\n---------------------\n
Quantum Algorithms and Simulation for Parallel and Distributed Quantum Com
puting\n\nParekh, Ricciardi, Darwish, DiAdamo\n\nA viable approach for bui
lding large-scale quantum computers is to interlink small-scale quantum co
mputers with a quantum network to create a larger distributed quantum com
puter. When designing quantum algorithms for such a distributed quantum co
mputer, one can make use of the added parallelization...\n\n\nTag: Online
Only, Algorithms, Quantum Computing, Software Engineering, System Software
and Runtime Systems\n\nRegistration Category: Workshop Reg Pass
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