# Mitiq: A software package for error mitigation on noisy quantum computers

@article{LaRose2020MitiqAS, title={Mitiq: A software package for error mitigation on noisy quantum computers}, author={Ryan LaRose and Andrea Mari and Peter J. Karalekas and Nathan Shammah and William J. Zeng}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2020}, volume={abs/2009.04417} }

We introduce an open-source software package for error mitigation in quantum computation using zero-noise extrapolation. Error mitigation techniques improve computational performance (with respect to noise) with minimal overhead in quantum resources by relying on a mixture of quantum sampling and classical post-processing techniques. Our error mitigation package interfaces with multiple quantum computing software stacks, and we demonstrate improved performance on IBM and Rigetti superconducting… Expand

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