Quantum programming

IonQ's Leading Systems Now Available Through Qiskit

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Qiskit users can now submit programs directly to IonQ\'s platform without writing any new code.

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  • Qiskit users can now submit programs directly to IonQ\'s platform without writing any new code.
  • Through the Qiskit Partner Program, this new integration makes IonQ\'s high-connectivity high-fidelity 11 qubit system available to the 275,000+ enterprise, government, startup, partner, and university members already using Qiskit to create and run quantum programs.\nAs part of the announcement, IonQ has released an open-source provider library that integrates seamlessly with Qiskit, which can be found on the Qiskit Partners GitHub organization or downloaded via The Python Package Index .
  • "\n"This is phenomenal news for the quantum developer community," said Christopher Savoie, CEO of Zapata, a leading quantum enterprise software company.
  • "Partnerships throughout the stack are our shared goal; our platform Orquestra integrates seamlessly both directly with IonQ and now via our Qiskit integration.

Cambridge Quantum Appoints Professor Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 8:00am

b'CAMBRIDGE, England, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence.

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  • b'CAMBRIDGE, England, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Prof. Clark joins CQC from DeepMind where he was a Senior Staff Research Scientist and led a team working on grounded language learning in virtual environments.
  • Before that, Prof. Clark was a member of faculty at the Oxford University Department of Computer Science, and a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.
  • Clark said, "I am delighted to be joining Cambridge Quantum, a cutting-edge world-leading quantum computing company.

Cambridge Quantum Appoints Professor Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 8:00am

b'CAMBRIDGE, England, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence.

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  • b'CAMBRIDGE, England, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Prof. Clark joins CQC from DeepMind where he was a Senior Staff Research Scientist and led a team working on grounded language learning in virtual environments.
  • Before that, Prof. Clark was a member of faculty at the Oxford University Department of Computer Science, and a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.
  • Clark said, "I am delighted to be joining Cambridge Quantum, a cutting-edge world-leading quantum computing company.

RIKEN, Fujitsu Launch Collaborative R&D Center in Japan in First Step Toward Realization of Superconducting Quantum Computers

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:33am

In addition, Fujitsu and RIKEN will integrate the results of research on these hardware technologies, develop a prototype superconducting quantum computer, and verify the usefulness of the related technologies.

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  • In addition, Fujitsu and RIKEN will integrate the results of research on these hardware technologies, develop a prototype superconducting quantum computer, and verify the usefulness of the related technologies.
  • The partners will develop middleware and cloud computing systems necessary for running quantum computers, and research and develop algorithms for running applications.
  • RIKEN and Fujitsu will verify the usefulness of error mitigation technologies in practical applications by executing quantum algorithms that integrate quantum chemical calculation algorithms and quantum error mitigation technologies (1) on a superconducting quantum computer prototype developed through these research activities.
  • At the same time, the partners will also conduct basic verification experiments, such as quantum error detection, to identify issues and improve technologies for realizing quantum error correction.

Cambridge Quantum Computing Pioneers Quantum Machine Learning Methods for Reasoning

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 8:00am

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) have developed methods and demonstrated that quantum machines can learn to infer hidden information from very general probabilistic reasoning models.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, England, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) have developed methods and demonstrated that quantum machines can learn to infer hidden information from very general probabilistic reasoning models.
  • These methods could improve a broad range of applications, where reasoning in complex systems and quantifying uncertainty are crucial.
  • In this video , Dr. Mattia Fiorentini, Head of our Quantum Machine Learning division, provides detailed insight on the project outcomes and its implications.
  • Founded in 2014 and backed by some of the world's leading quantum computing companies, CQC is a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms, enabling clients to achieve the most out of rapidly evolving quantum computing hardware.

Cambridge Quantum Computing Pioneers Quantum Machine Learning Methods for Reasoning

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 8:00am

- Quantum-assisted reasoning based on partial information demonstrates quantum machine intelligence that is accurate, flexible, and effective

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  • - Quantum-assisted reasoning based on partial information demonstrates quantum machine intelligence that is accurate, flexible, and effective
    CAMBRIDGE, England, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQC ) have developed methods and demonstrated that quantum machines can learn to infer hidden information from very general probabilistic reasoning models.
  • These methods could improve a broad range of applications, where reasoning in complex systems and quantifying uncertainty are crucial.
  • In this video , Dr. Mattia Fiorentini, Head of our Quantum Machine Learning division, provides detailed insight on the project outcomes and its implications.
  • Founded in 2014 and backed by some of the world's leading quantum computing companies, CQC is a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms, enabling clients to achieve the most out of rapidly evolving quantum computing hardware.

Government of Canada contribution strengthens Canada's position as a global leader in quantum computing

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 6:30pm

This contribution will support a $120-million project to develop quantum computer hardware and software systems, ensuring that Canada remains at the forefront of quantum technology development.

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  • This contribution will support a $120-million project to develop quantum computer hardware and software systems, ensuring that Canada remains at the forefront of quantum technology development.
  • To reach this objective, the company will develop a new and more powerful quantum processor and provide additional advancements for its quantum computers.
  • D-Wave will also provide quantum computing access to qualified members of the quantum computing ecosystem in Canada to encourage its development.
  • Throughsupport from the Government of Canada, D-Wave will continue to build a global quantum ecosystem showcasing the power of Canadian innovation.

Quantum Machines Named to Fast Company's Annual List of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:10pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Machines , creator of the first complete hardware and software solution for the control and operation of quantum computers, has been named to Fast Company's prestigious annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2021.

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  • TEL AVIV, Israel, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Machines , creator of the first complete hardware and software solution for the control and operation of quantum computers, has been named to Fast Company's prestigious annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2021.
  • "We are extremely honored to be recognized among such prestigious companies," said Dr. Itamar Sivan, Co-founder and CEO of Quantum Machines.
  • Quantum Machines' Quantum Orchestration Platform (QOP) orchestrates between classical processors and the quantum processor and enables researchers and companies using any type of hardware to maximize the potential of their quantum processors and improve their efficiency.
  • To coincide with the issue launch, Fast Company will host its first-ever Most Innovative Companies Summit on March 9and 10.

Cambridge Quantum Announce Largest Ever Natural Language Processing Implementation on a Quantum Computer

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:00am

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) announces the publication of a research paper on the online pre-print repository arxiv ( availablehere ) that provides details of the largest ever experimental implementation of Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks on a quantum computer.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) announces the publication of a research paper on the online pre-print repository arxiv ( availablehere ) that provides details of the largest ever experimental implementation of Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks on a quantum computer.
  • Titled "QNLP in Practice: Running Compositional Models of Meaning on a Quantum Computer," the paper presents the first "medium-scale" implementation of common NLP tasks.
  • Completed on an IBM quantum computer, the experiment, which instantiated sentences as parameterised quantum circuits, embeds word meanings as quantum states which are "entangled" according to the grammatical structure of the sentence.
  • One of the objectives of the CQC team is to describe Quantum Natural Language Processing (QNLP) and their results in a way that is accessible to NLP researchers and practitioners thus paving the way for the NLP community to engage with a quantum encoding of language processing.

Cambridge Quantum Announce Largest Ever Natural Language Processing Implementation on a Quantum Computer

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:00am

Separate experiments, each of over 100 sentences, provide a strong proof of concept that Quantum Natural Language Processing is within reach

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  • Separate experiments, each of over 100 sentences, provide a strong proof of concept that Quantum Natural Language Processing is within reach
    CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) announces the publication of a research paper on the online pre-print repository arxiv ( availablehere ) that provides details of the largest ever experimental implementation of Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks on a quantum computer.
  • Titled "QNLP in Practice: Running Compositional Models of Meaning on a Quantum Computer," the paper presents the first "medium-scale" implementation of common NLP tasks.
  • Completed on an IBM quantum computer, the experiment, which instantiated sentences as parameterised quantum circuits, embeds word meanings as quantum states which are "entangled" according to the grammatical structure of the sentence.
  • One of the objectives of the CQC team is to describe Quantum Natural Language Processing (QNLP) and their results in a way that is accessible to NLP researchers and practitioners thus paving the way for the NLP community to engage with a quantum encoding of language processing.