Description and purpose
After decades of research and development in physical labs and abstract Hilbert spaces, first commercial quantum computers have become available. Early designs for quantum programming languages date back for more than 20 years, but predominantly originate from physics research. Only recently, major international computer science and software engineering venues, ICSE and FSE in particular, have started hosting quantum software and quantum programming workshops.
Since collaboration across disciplines is still underdeveloped, our workshop aims at leveraging the momentum generated by an exchange with natural sciences. Our goal is to foster the interaction between computer science and more traditional quantum disciplines, as well as industrial users. The workshop serves as a forum for the growing quantum software community in Germany, to discuss the wider question of how quantum resources can benefit computer science, and how quantum programming and quantum software engineering can support this endeavour.
Additionally, it can serve as a point of contact for (the many) researchers from non-CS disciplines that work on quantum computing.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to
- Applications and application ideas for quantum computers
- Quantum software engineering and testing
- Hybrid quantum software and algorithms
- Quantum data science
- Quantum software for natural sciences
- Quantum software DevOps
- Quantum simulation with quantum computers
- Quantum techniques in communication (including, and going beyond, key distribution)
- Quantum bit commitment in computer science applications
- Quantum sensing and edge computing
- Reproducibility studies and negative results
- Paper submission deadline: 27. May 2022
- Paper notification: 17. June 2022
- Camera ready deadline (LNI contributions): 10. July 2022
- Workshop date: 27. September 2022
All deadlines are 23:59h AoE (anywhere on Earth)
We invite presentations of new and emerging research ideas, and talks based on short papers (up to 4 pages, excluding references). There will be invited talks from research and industry. All submissions must be written in English.
The workshop focus is on interactive, cross-disciplinary discussion. Submissions can be based on extended abstracts for early results, or finished papers. Special distinction will be given to reproducible contributions based on the ACM criteria.
Papers must be written using the LNI style for authors and must be submitted using EasyChair.
- Wolfgang Mauerer, Technical University of Applied Sciences Regensburg
Stefanie Scherzinger, University of Passau
Schedule (GMT+2/MESZ)Room: ESA West 122
Access via Zoom:
- 09:00-09:15 Opening Remarks
- 09:15-10:00 Keynote: Introduction to Quantum Computing Hardware — Dr. Karen Wintersperger, Siemens AG, Technology (Slides)
- 10:00-10:30 Peter Faber and Helena Liebelt: High-Performance and Quantum Computing for Students
- 10:30-11:00 Markus Zajac, Michelle Dang and Uta Störl: Implementation Aspects for Linking Data in Hybrid Quantum Applications
- 11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
- 11:30-12:00 Gergely Gálfi, Tamás Kozsik and Zoltán Zimborás: Programming language for unified computing with classical and quantum bits
- 12:00-12:45 Keynote: HPC-Integration of Quantum Computing — Dr. Peter Eder, IQM (Slides)
- 12:35-13:00 Wrap-Up
- Afternoon Session
Workshop Participants Photo
Workshop Program Committee:
- Christoph Niedermaier (Siemens AG)
- Thomas Gabor (LMU Munich)
- Sabine Tornow (UniBW Munich)
- Karen Wintersperger (Siemens AG)
- Sebastian Feld (TU Delft)
- Jürgen Mottok (OTH Regensburg)
- Sven Groppe (Uni Lübeck)
- Johanna Barzen (Uni Stuttgart)
- Daniel Scherer (Fraunhofer IIS)