Jamming with a Quantum Computer

Track: Architecture
Abstract

In this session, James will give an introduction to quantum computing, cover a bit of music theory, and demonstrate how a quantum computer can compose and participate in a musical jam session. He will then discuss the development and implementation of the Quantum Music Composer application on real quantum computers.

James Weaver

James Weaver is a developer, author, and speaker with a passion for quantum computing. He is a Java Champion, and a JavaOne Rockstar. James has written books including Inside Java, Beginning J2EE, the Pro JavaFX series, and Java with Raspberry Pi. As an IBM Quantum Developer Advocate, James speaks internationally at quantum and classical computing conferences. He tweets as @JavaFXpert, and blogs at http://JavaFXpert.com and http://CulturedEar.com