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Computer & Information Sciences

Open Quantum Computation and Simulation

Calls for Papers Collections

Quantum computation and simulation have seen enormous progress in the past few years. Leaps in number and quality of experimentally available qubits, innovations in quantum software and an increasing versatility in simulating quantum matter and quantum systems, nourish the expectation that soon quantum computers and simulators will be able to solve practically relevant problems. Given the rapid developments and commercial interest, it is more important than ever to share results and data on quantum computation and simulations openly with the scientific community and the public. In this collection PLOS ONE hopes to encourage greater transparency and reproducibility in research through open availability of source code. The collection will comprise original research papers related to all aspects of quantum computation and simulation which make source code central to the result openly available.

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Open Source Software Review
Research Articles
Guest Editors
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    Fabio Sciarrino
    Prof Fabio Sciarrino
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    Emanuele Dalla Torre
    Dr. Emanuele Dalla Torre
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    Peter Wittek
    Prof Peter Wittek
Academic Editors
Call for Papers
Collection Overview 

A review written by Guest Editors Emanuele Dalla Torre, Fabio Sciarrino and Peter Wittek.

Presenting the PLOS ONE Open Quantum Computation and Simulation collection
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