Practical integer-to-binary mapping for quantum annealers

  title={Practical integer-to-binary mapping for quantum annealers},
  author={Sahar Karimi and Pooya Ronagh},
  journal={Quantum Information Processing},
  • S. Karimi, Pooya Ronagh
  • Published 6 June 2017
  • Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Quantum Information Processing
Recent advancements in quantum annealing hardware and numerous studies in this area suggest that quantum annealers have the potential to be effective in solving unconstrained binary quadratic programming problems. Naturally, one may desire to expand the application domain of these machines to problems with general discrete variables. In this paper, we explore the possibility of employing quantum annealers to solve unconstrained quadratic programming problems over a bounded integer domain. We… 
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