Quantum Information Processing

, Volume 12, Issue 7, pp 2487–2496 | Cite as

Computing hypergraph Ramsey numbers by using quantum circuit

  • Ri Qu
  • Zong-shang Li
  • Juan Wang
  • Yan-ru BaoEmail author
  • Xiao-chun Cao


Gaitan and Clark (Phys Rev Lett 108:010501, 2012) have recently shown a quantum algorithm for the computation of the Ramsey numbers using adiabatic quantum evolution. We present a quantum algorithm to compute the two-color Ramsey numbers for \(r\)-uniform hypergraphs by using the quantum counting circuit.


Ramsey numbers \(r\)-Uniform hypergraphs Quantum counting Quantum search algorithm 



This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 61170178. This work also was supported by Tianjin Key Laboratory of Cognitive Computing and Application


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ri Qu
    • 1
  • Zong-shang Li
    • 1
  • Juan Wang
    • 1
  • Yan-ru Bao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xiao-chun Cao
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

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