Quantum computing holds the promise to enormously increase computing performance in areas including cryptography, optimization, search, quantum chemistry, materials science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, personalized medicine and drug discovery. Quantum computing hardware is maturing swiftly. Depending on the expert you talk with, quantum computing is around the corner or a few years away. Concurrently, research on algorithms that take advantage of quantum computing is also moving briskly. In this discussion, panelists will look at where we are in both theory and practice, where we are headed, and what quantum skills the average computer scientist will eventually need.
Moderator: Umesh Vazirani, University of California, Berkeley
Panelists: Dorit Aharonov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jay M. Gambetta, IBM Research
John Martinis, Google and University of California, Santa Barbara
Andrew Chi-Chih Yao (2000 Turing Laureate), Tsinghua University
So, we are about to launch a new
conceptual era for how to set up new thinking of the brain
mechanisms, after ages of cognitive estrangement and ages of
impressive developments in the human cognition, not just at the level
of "communication revolution and the exchange of information",
but in terms of how humans think in the future in the biological
sense of human brain.
We are on the verge of great explosion in
the areas of artificial intelligence, not just in the area of
development of computers, communications and travel, but also in
dealing with solutions to some evolution problems in pharmaceutical,
commercial and medical industries, in addition to the "production
of meaning" problem and the communications between humans, or
what is known as the cooperation and the relationship between variety
of scientific fields which may seem to scientists traditional, or in
the words of Thomas Kuhn "the Paradigm"; the fact that it
appears different and has nothing to do with each other, like: Chaos,
Quantum Biology, Quantum Mechanics, Bio Semiotics, Discourse
Analysis, Mathematical Analysis and Semiotic Modalities, or the
cooperation in "artificial intelligence between the product and
Computer, or between the Quantum and the human brain, or "quantum
biology," and how the brain mechanisms function.
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