QBronze is QWorld’s introductory level workshop series (15 to 20 hours) on the basics of quantum computing and quantum programming. Bronze is the name of our workshop material, a collection of Jupyter notebooks using Python as the programming language and Qiskit library for writing quantum programs.

We have organized 36 QBronze (700+ handed out diplomas) by the mid-October 2020. You can see the list at the end of this page.


The outline of a typical QBronze

A typical name of our workshop is “Introduction to Quantum Computing and Programming”. Our tutorial Bronze can be downloaded from our QKitchen:

https://gitlab.com/qkitchen/basics-of-quantum-computing

Bronze is composed by main, auxiliary, and reference notebooks. The auxiliary notebooks are prepared to be used before the workshops. They are for testing the system, reviewing the basics of python, and explaining vectors, matrices, and basic operations on them. The main notebooks are prepared to be used during the workshops.


Before the workshop

Each participant should do certain installations and then test her system by following the instruction in “installation.txt”.

There are two sets of notebooks for reviewing the basics of python and for explaining vectors, matrices, and basic operations on them. The participant is expected to check them before the workshop if she needs.


During the workshop

The Bronze has five main sections. A participant should work 3-4 hours on each section.

  • Basics of classical systems (Probabilistic bits, coin-flipping, biased coins, probabilistic states, and probabilistic operators, correlation)
  • Basics of quantum systems (Quantum programs as circuits: registers, gates, measurements, execution, and reading the outcomes, quantum state and operators)
  • Quantum operators on a quantum bot
  • Entanglement and basics quantum protocols
  • Quantum search algorithm

The list of QBronze

# QCousins/Network Country City Dates #Diploma#Women Notes
1QLatvia LatviaRiga2018:Nov 10-11 1514QWomen, RigaTechGirls
2QLatvia PolandSiedlce 2018:Nov 20-21 192Erasmus+
3QLatvia Latvia Riga 2018:Dec 1-2 140QJunior
4QLatvia-QTurkey TurkeyAnkara2019:May 3-5 3316QDrive, Gender-balanced
5QLatvia-QPoland Poland Cracow 2019:May 20-22 111QDrive
6QLatvia-QPoland Poland Warsaw2019:May 25-26 254QDrive
7QLatvia Czech Republic Brno2019:May 29-31 143QDrive
8QLatvia Czech Republic Brno2019:Jun 17-19 215QDrive
9QLatvia Slovakia Košice 2019:Jun 26-28 104QDrive
10QLatvia-QHungaryHungaryBudapest2019:Jul 3-5 261QDrive
11QLatvia-QHungaryHungaryBudapest2019:Jul 8-10 200QDrive
12QLatviaMontenegro Podgorica 2019:Jul 16-18 132QDrive
13QTurkey TurkeyIstanbul2019:Jul 19-21 227
14QLatvia-QBalkanBosnia andHerzegovina Sarejevo2019:Jul 23-25 82QDrive
15QLatviaSloveniaLjubljana2019:Jul 30-1 283QDrive
16QTurkeyTurkeyAnkara2019:Aug 2-4 2111Gender-balanced
17QLatviaLatviaRiga2019:Sep 14-15 144QJunior
18QTurkeyTurkeyAnkara2019:Sep 20-22 166
19QLatviaItalyVerona2019:Sep 24-25 152Summer-school
20QLatviaLatviaRiga2019:Sep 28-29 96QWomen, RigaTechGirls
21QTurkeyTurkeyIstanbul2019:Oct 4-6 194
22QTurkeyTurkeyKonya2019:Nov 8-103012
23QLatviaLatviaLiepaja 2019:Nov 28-30 41
24 QLatvia-QRussiaRussiaKazan2019:Nov 29-1256Entangling with QRussia
25QTurkeyTurkeyIstanbul2019:Dec 6-83612
26QLatviaLatviaRiga2019:Dec 7-8 134
27QLatviaLithuaniaVilnius2019:Dec 14-151711QWomen, VilniusGirlsCode
28QTurkeyTurkeyAnkara2020:Feb 22-23205
29QLatvia-QFinlandFinlandTampere2020:March 5-7274
30QWomen@IstanbulTurkeyIstanbul2020:March 7-81616QWomen, QTurkey
31QTurkeyTurkeyOnline2020:May 2-3-9-10134
32QJuniorGlobalOnline2020:July 4-582QLatvia
33QWorldPakistanOnline2020:Aug 10-14155QLatvia, QTurkey, QSlovakia
34QWorldGlobalOnline2020:Sep 14-20185QTraining for Bronze (2020)
35QWorld-QTunisiaTunisiaOnline2020:Sep 23-2551Entangling with QTunisia
36QTurkeyTurkeyOnline2020:Sep 28-028926#qworldchallenge2020
37QLatviaLatviaOnline2020:Oct 19-24419#qworldchallenge2020
38QPakistanPakistanOnline2020:Nov 2-6#qworldchallenge2020
39QWorld-QMexicoMexicoOnline2020:Nov 3-8#qworldchallenge2020
40QRussiaRussiaOnline2020:Nov 6-10#qworldchallenge2020
41QHungaryHungaryOnline2020:Nov 6-7#qworldchallenge2020
42QWorldRomaniaOnline2020:Nov 16-20#qworldchallenge2020
43QTurkeyTurkeyOnline2020:Nov 16-21#qworldchallenge2020
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