Agenda - Breakout Sessions
Topic 1 |
Quantum error correction and fault tolerance Todd Brun - USC |
Dissipation-assisted quantum information processing Todd Brun (on behalf of Paolo Zanardi) - USC |
Anyon computation and Kitaev models Hari Krovi - Raytheon BBN |
How do we best utilize alternative computational models? Alexey Gorshkov - JQI |
Moving targets: Quantum circuit synthesis for fault-tolerant gate sets Martin Roetteler - MSR |
Quantum programming languages for specification and analysis Fred Chong - UCSB |
Solving practical problems with quantum computing hardware K. John Wu - LBNL |
Seeking quantum speedup through spin glasses: Learning from statistical physics Helmut Katzgraber - TX A&M |
Classical simulations of large-scale quantum computers Itay Hen - USC/ISI |
What problems can small quantum computers solve (when augmented with large classical computers)? John Smolin (on behalf of Graeme Smith) - IBM |
How can scientific skepticism help us make good choices about quantum computing investment? John Smolin - IBM |
Topic 2 |
From quantum simulation to quantum algorithms for linear algebra Andrew Childs - University of Maryland |
High-Precision Quantum Algorithms Rolando Somma - Los Alamos National Laboratory |
Quantum Algorithms for Optimization and Simulation Stephen Jordan - National Institute of Standards and Technology |
Near-Future Quantum Advantages Beyond Speedup Itay Hen - University of Southern California |
Quantum Annealing Programming Techniques For Discrete Optimization Problems Davide Venturelli - NASA Ames Research Center |
Quantum Annealing as an Alternative Heuristic for Solving Combinatorial Optimization Problems Federico Spedalieri - University of Southern California |
Topic 3 |
Configurable Quantum Networks for Advanced Computation Irfan Siddiqi - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory |
Robust Quantum Simulation for Near-term Realizable Quantum Hardware Robert Muller - Sandia National Laboratories |
Potential Quantum Computing Enhancement of Machine Learning in Predictive Fusion Energy Applications William Tang - Princeton University |
Information, Entanglement & The Dark Universe Maria Spiropulu - Caltech |
Quantum Chemistry and Materials Algorithms David Wecker - MicroSoft Research |
Quantum Deep Learning Nathan Wiebe - MicroSoft Research |