# Error Mitigation-Aided Optimization of Parameterized Quantum Circuits: Convergence Analysis

@article{Jose2022ErrorMO, title={Error Mitigation-Aided Optimization of Parameterized Quantum Circuits: Convergence Analysis}, author={Sharu Theresa Jose and Osvaldo Simeone}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2022}, volume={abs/2209.11514} }

—Variational quantum algorithms (VQAs) offer the most promising path to obtaining quantum advantages via noisy intermediate-scale quantum (NISQ) processors. Such systems leverage classical optimization to tune the parameters of a parameterized quantum circuit (PQC). The goal is minimizing a cost function that depends on measurement outputs obtained from the PQC. Optimization is typically implemented via stochastic gradient descent (SGD). On NISQ computers, gate noise due to imperfections and…

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