AQC 2015

Fourth Conference in Adiabatic Quantum Computing

June 29 to July 2, 2015, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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09:00-09:10 opening Matthias Troyer welcome
09:10-09:55 invited talk Sergio Boixo On the role of tunneling in quantum annealing
09:55-10:40 invited talk Davide Venturelli Quantum annealing solver implementation for time-indexed scheduling problems
10:40-11:10 coffee
11:10-11:30 contributed talk Joaquin Ossorio Castillo Solving a refinery planning optimization problem using D-Waves adiabatic quantum computer
11:30-11:50 contributed talk Paul Warburton Finite-Temperature Inference with the D-Wave Machine
11:50-12:10 contributed talk Salvatore Mandra Quantum Optimization of Fully-Connected Spin Glasses
12:10-13:00 lunch
13:00-14:00 posters
14:00-14:45 invited talk Mark Johnson Next Generation Quantum Annealing Processor
14:45-15:30 invited talk Federico Spedalieri Sampling approach for approximating non-Chimera structured problems with the D-Wave processor
15:30-16:00 coffee
16:00-16:20 contributed talk Mark Hodson A Novel Embedding Technique for Optimization Problems of Fully-Connected Integer Variables
16:20-16:40 contributed talk Nicholas Chancellor Domain Walls in 1D: Simple Experiments to Answer Important Questions
16:40-17:00 contributed talk Elizabeth Crosson Rapidly Mixing Quantum Monte Carlo for 1D Stoquastic Hamiltonians
17:00-17:20 contributed talk Sergey Knysh Bottlenecks of quantum annealing
09:00-09:45 invited talk Alan Aspuru-Guzik Reducing the dimensionality of simulated quantum adiabatic evolution: The case of local noise
09:45-10:30 invited talk Daniel Lidar Error correction for quantum annealing
10:30-11:00 coffee
11:00-11:20 contributed talk Shunji Matsuura Mean-field analysis of quantum annealing correction
11:20-12:05 invited talk Nathan Wiebe Asymptotically tight bounds for diabatic errors
12:05-13:00 lunch
13:00-14:00 posters
14:00-14:20 contributed talk Eleanor Rieffel Noncommuting two-local Hamiltonians for quantum error suppression
14:20-14:40 contributed talk Victor Martin-Mayor Spin glasses: these extremely touchy people
14:40-15:25 invited talk Bela Bauer On quantum annealing with limited entanglement
15:25-15:55 coffee
15:55-16:40 invited talk Hartmut Neven Quantum Optimization for Problems with Rugged Energy Landscapes
16:40-17:00 contributed talk Helmut Katzgraber Using insights from spin-glass physics to develop hard benchmarks for quantum computing devices
17:00-17:20 contributed talk Itay Hen Generating hard problems on the Chimera
18:30-22:00 dinner
09:00-09:45 invited talk Barbara Terhal Universal adiabatic quantum computation via the space time circuit-to-Hamiltonian construction
09:45-10:05 contributed talk Sebastiano Pilati Simulated quantum annealing of multi-well potentials
10:05-10:25 contributed talk Edmond Jonckheere Topological adiabatic invariant for discriminating mild versus steep gaps
10:25-11:00 coffee
11:00-11:20 contributed talk Masayuki Ozeki High-precision threshold of the toric code from spin-glass theory and graph polynomials
11:20-11:40 contributed talk Giuseppe Pica A donor/dot surface code insensitive to inter-qubit coupling for parallel fault-tolerant silicon quantum computing
11:40-12:00 contributed talk Wolfgang Lechner A Quantum Annealing Architecture with All-to-All Connectivity from Local Interactions
12:00-13:00 lunch
13:00-14:00 posters
14:00-14:20 contributed talk Andrew King Looking and not looking at error in quantum annealing processors
14:20-14:40 contributed talk Tatsuya Tomaru Quasi-adiabatic quantum computing using the local-field response
14:40-15:25 invited talk Kazutaka Takahashi How to find shortcuts to adiabaticity
15:25-15:55 coffee
15:55-16:40 invited talk Adolfo del Campo On shortcuts to adiabaticity
16:40-17:00 contributed talk Peter McMahon Coherent optical Ising machines based on networks of optical parametric oscillators
17:00-17:45 invited talk Andrew Landahl Universal fault-tolerant adiabatic quantum computing with quantum dots
09:00-09:45 invited talk William Oliver The flux qubit revisited
09:45-10.30 invited talk John Martinis On building a better quantum annealing device, and on fast adiabatic qubit gates using only sigma_z control
10:30-11:00 coffee
11:00-11:20 contributed talk Sorin Paraoanu Experimental realization of adiabatic passage protocols using a superconducting circuit
11:20-12:05 invited talk Gabriel Aeppli Localisation in a model for quantum annealing
12:05-13:30 lunch
13:30-14:15 IARPA QEO Andrew Kerman Overview of the IARPA Quantum Enhanced Optimization (QEO) study
14:15-14:35 IARPA QEO Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz Coping with control errors in quantum annealers
14:35-14:55 IARPA QEO Bryan O'Gorman Suppression of errors in a spin-boson Hamiltonian
14:55-15:15 IARPA QEO Davide Venturelli Quantum relaxation and Quantum Annealing in the dissipative Ising chain
15:15-15:30 break
15:30-15:50 IARPA QEO Helmut Katzgraber Engineered Instances, Classical Algorithms & Optimization Problems
15:50-16:10 IARPA QEO Oliver Melchert Extremal Optimization exploration of energy landscapes
16:10-16:50 IARPA QEO Matthias Troyer Classical versus quantum annealing of spin glass instances