Encyclopedia of Machine Learning and Data Mining

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| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Quantum Machine Learning

  • Maria Schuld
  • Francesco Petruccione
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-7502-7_913-1


Quantum machine learning is a young research area investigating which consequences the emerging technology of quantum computing has for machine learning. This article introduces into basic concepts of quantum information and summarises some major strategies of implementing machine learning algorithms on a quantum computer.


Quantum System Quantum Algorithm Boltzmann Machine Qubit System Probabilistic Description 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Quantum Research GroupSchool of Chemistry & Physics, University of KwaZulu-NatalDurbanSouth Africa
  2. 2.National Institute of Theoretical Physics (NITheP)KwaZulu-NatalSouth Africa