Physics at Virginia

"Classical and Quantum Annealing"

Matt Hastings , Microsoft
[Host: Paul Fendley]
An informal talk about the quantum adiabatic algorithm for solving optimization problems using a quantum computer, and about attempts to simulate this algorithm on classical computers using quantum Monte Carlo. Interestingly, the child's puzzle in this YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyWXPJSSRw8 will have direct applications to this problem.
Condensed Matter Seminar
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 313
Note special date.
Note special room.

Quantum Information Seminar

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