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Mutual information-assisted Adaptive Variational Quantum Eigensolver Ansatz Construction

@article{Zhang2020MutualIA,
  title={Mutual information-assisted Adaptive Variational Quantum Eigensolver Ansatz Construction},
  author={Zijian Zhang and T. H. Kyaw and Jakob S. Kottmann and M. Degroote and A. Aspuru-Guzik},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2020}
}
Adaptive construction of ansatz circuits offers a promising route towards applicable variational quantum eigensolvers (VQE) on near-term quantum hardware. Those algorithms aim to build up optimal circuits for a certain problem. Ansatz circuits are adaptively constructed by selecting and adding entanglers from a predefined pool in those algorithms. In this work, we propose a way to construct entangler pools with reduced size for those algorithms by leveraging classical algorithms. Our method… Expand

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