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Dancing with Python

By : Robert S. Sutor
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Dancing with Python

By: Robert S. Sutor

Overview of this book

Dancing with Python helps you learn Python and quantum computing in a practical way. It will help you explore how to work with numbers, strings, collections, iterators, and files. The book goes beyond functions and classes and teaches you to use Python and Qiskit to create gates and circuits for classical and quantum computing. Learn how quantum extends traditional techniques using the Grover Search Algorithm and the code that implements it. Dive into some advanced and widely used applications of Python and revisit strings with more sophisticated tools, such as regular expressions and basic natural language processing (NLP). The final chapters introduce you to data analysis, visualizations, and supervised and unsupervised machine learning. By the end of the book, you will be proficient in programming the latest and most powerful quantum computers, the Pythonic way.
Table of Contents (29 chapters)
Part I: Getting to Know Python
PART II: Algorithms and Circuits
PART III: Advanced Features and Libraries
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Appendix F: Production Notes

A.11 The IBM Quantum Composer and Lab

IBM Quantum provides an online drag-and-drop circuit editor and execution environment called the IBM Quantum Composer. You can access it by visiting

From this web page, you can read the documentation and interactive tutorials, design circuits, run circuits on hardware and in simulators, and visualize the execution results in several ways.

IBM Quantum Composer
Figure A.9: IBM Quantum Composer

Figure A.9 shows a circuit I created. On the right-hand side, the Composer displays the qiskit code you can use in Python to build the same circuit. The visualizations on the bottom show static analyses of the expected results from the circuit.

Exercise A.1

Figure A.9 shows which quantum circuit from Chapter 11, Searching for the Quantum Improvement?

The IBM...