Birds of a Feather:
High Level Programming Languages for Quantum Computation
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Birds of a Feather
TimeTuesday, November 13th12:15pm - 1:15pm
DescriptionSeveral independent groups have demonstrated small-scale quantum computers containing several dozens of qubits with a limited programmability. Today's machines are programmed at the bit level with application of single quantum gates. New developments of high-level languages such as Quipper, Q#, OpenQASM promise to support the orchestration of tens-of-thousands of qubits at an abstraction level similar to modern classical programming. Yet, quantum algorithms are fundamentally different and require complex schemes such as gate synthesis and quantum error correction. We propose to bring the community of industry and academic researchers and users together to discuss recent results and design a way forward.
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