Quantum Benchmarking Working Group P7131

Open Meeting February 28, 2022

This is the information page for the 2-hour Quantum Computing Benchmarking Working Group (QCB-WG) P7131 meeting February 28, 2022 10 AM U. S. Eastern time via Zoom.

This meeting is open to all that are interested. All you need to attend is the Zoom connection information that appears at the bottom of this page. However, to continue to participate you will need to register and agree to some additional conditions (see https://sagroups.ieee.org/7131/membership for more information).

People receiving this email will know of the timely opportunities in quantum computing. The QCB-WG is an international, open, and free-to-attend forum for discussing quantum metrics and performance benchmarks hardware/software. The objective is to make appropriate progress within the broad definition of P7131 https://standards.ieee.org/project/7131.html that IEEE-SA has been approved for this group.

The organizer’s PowerPoint for the meeting is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-fTzPSElCjeWKkkr-LHUsW-sG2ydsf6Q/view?usp=sharing

1. Call to order and attendee introductions
2. Establish voting membership
3. Call for changes to this draft agenda, followed by approval
4. IEEE-SA policies, by Jonathan Goldberg, IEEE staff program manager
5. Overview by chair of the status of the field, the (board) approved technical scope of QCB-WG, and potential directions
  • Broad technical scope included in https://standards.ieee.org/project/7131.html
  • Direction 1: Start simple and grow
  • Direction 2: Developing international and/or across discipline communications
  • Direction 3: Comprehensive formal standards
  • Directions 4+: Contributions by attendees at the meeting
6. Open discussion (new business)
7. Next meeting
8. Adjourn
This webpage https://sagroups.ieee.org/7131/QCB-WG-28feb22 is expected to be maintained, so check back.

Erik DeBenedictis is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Quantum Computing Benchmarking Working Group P7131 meeting
Time: Feb 28, 2022 08:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Minutes (draft)

(a) P7131/QCB-WG

10:00 AM EST (b) Meeting via Zoom called to order 10 AM EST (c) Chair Erik DeBenedictis, presiding and writing (these) minutes as secretary.

10:05 AM EST Introductions (d) and establishment of voting membership. The following are derived from contemporaneous notes and may contain spelling errors. The contemporaneous notes contain more data. The information in the chair’s contemporaneous notes has been merged with Jonathan Goldberg’s notes to create the QCB-WG and QCB-WG-MBRS LISTSERV group lists.

Mike Pendergrast. Vote.

Alexandru Paler. Vote.

Jonathan Goldberg. IEEE SA Staff.

Santanu Basu. Corning. Vote.

Bruce Kraemer. Vote.

Dick Barr. Vote.

John Spargo. Vote.

Ellen Winsor. Vote.

Alvin Chin.

Andrew Ochoa. No vote.

Baw Chng. Bawman LLC, reps self. Vote.

Brice Achir, Cisco. Voting.

Charlie Baldwin, Quantumuum. No vote.

Claudio Lima, BC Vote

Cathy Mcgeoch, D-Wave, vote.

Dan Strano. Unitary fund. Vote.

Dan Gottesman, Keysight/representing self.

Dipankar. Vote. 

Esam El-Araby. Vote.

Florian Price. No vote.

Ivan Rungger. UK National Measurement. Vote.

Jennifer Harding. Q. Brilliance. Voting.

John Devaney. UK National phy laboratory. Vote.

John Greaves. Vote yes.

K.-C. Chen. Univ Southbury. Vote.

Kevin Young. Sandia. No vote.

Masahiro Horbe. Vote.

Maurizio Ferrari Dacrema. Post doc Polytech Milan. No vote.

Mingchange Wang. Hardware from Dell tech. Vote.

Phillip Ross. No vote.

Raj Chanian. UK cap ni? Vote.

Reena Dayal. IEEE QI also represent Q. Ecosystems Tech council of India. No vote.

Rajesh. Mo… Management consulting company. No vote.

Sara Biyabani. From Si. Valley? Vote.

Scott Glancy. NIST. Vote yes.

Scott Holmes. Works for BAH. Vote.

SD. Das. India. No vote.

Sebastian. Rockwell. No vote.

Seth Merkel. Physicist IBM. Vote yes.

Simon Caton. Asst Prof CS U. College Dubin. Vote.

Sri Chan… IEEE staff. No vote.

Steve Bush. GE Research. No vote.

Surat Hazra “gam genini”? No vote.

Terrill Frantz. Harrisburg U. Vote.

Victor Rodriguez-Toro. IBM.

Victoria. Certified auditor. Vote.

Vladimir Getov. CS Prof U. Westminister London. Vote.

Yan-Ping Lu. Monash Univ. Vote.

Angie Quarry. Vote.

Paolo Gargini. Yes vote.

Sara Kaiser. Unitary fund. Voting.

Fujitsu Hiroki, Itoh. No vote.

10:00 AM EST (e) N/A, this was a kickoff meeting.

11:05 AM EST Call for changes to agenda: none

11:05 AM EST(f) Approval of agenda: Motion McGeoch Second Winsor, pass unanimous consent

11:08 AM EST Jonathan Goldberg read (g) patent, (h) copyright, participation slide decks

(i) no previous meeting.

DeBenedictis, Vladimir Getov, Angie Qarry, Dick Barr, Cathy McGeoch

(l) There was no executive session.

11:10 AM EST. Erik DeBeneductis discussed slide deck (j)

No action items (k), no executive session (l)

Motion to end meeting: Motion Baw Second Barr pass unanimous consent

11:20 AM EDT End of informal discussion

(n) The next meeting will be scheduled by email, Doodle, etc. (but there was no discussion here).