7 Search Results for "Li, Tongyang"

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On the Cut Dimension of a Graph

Authors: Troy Lee, Tongyang Li, Miklos Santha, and Shengyu Zhang

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 200, 36th Computational Complexity Conference (CCC 2021)

Abstract
Let G = (V,w) be a weighted undirected graph with m edges. The cut dimension of G is the dimension of the span of the characteristic vectors of the minimum cuts of G, viewed as vectors in {0,1}^m. For every n ≥ 2 we show that the cut dimension of an n-vertex graph is at most 2n-3, and construct graphs realizing this bound. The cut dimension was recently defined by Graur et al. [Andrei Graur et al., 2020], who show that the maximum cut dimension of an n-vertex graph is a lower bound on the number of cut queries needed by a deterministic algorithm to solve the minimum cut problem on n-vertex graphs. For every n ≥ 2, Graur et al. exhibit a graph on n vertices with cut dimension at least 3n/2 -2, giving the first lower bound larger than n on the deterministic cut query complexity of computing mincut. We observe that the cut dimension is even a lower bound on the number of linear queries needed by a deterministic algorithm to solve mincut, where a linear query can ask any vector x ∈ ℝ^{binom(n,2)} and receives the answer w^T x. Our results thus show a lower bound of 2n-3 on the number of linear queries needed by a deterministic algorithm to solve minimum cut on n-vertex graphs, and imply that one cannot show a lower bound larger than this via the cut dimension. We further introduce a generalization of the cut dimension which we call the 𝓁₁-approximate cut dimension. The 𝓁₁-approximate cut dimension is also a lower bound on the number of linear queries needed by a deterministic algorithm to compute minimum cut. It is always at least as large as the cut dimension, and we construct an infinite family of graphs on n = 3k+1 vertices with 𝓁₁-approximate cut dimension 2n-2, showing that it can be strictly larger than the cut dimension.

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Troy Lee, Tongyang Li, Miklos Santha, and Shengyu Zhang. On the Cut Dimension of a Graph. In 36th Computational Complexity Conference (CCC 2021). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 200, pp. 15:1-15:35, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2021)

```@InProceedings{lee_et_al:LIPIcs.CCC.2021.15,
author =	{Lee, Troy and Li, Tongyang and Santha, Miklos and Zhang, Shengyu},
title =	{{On the Cut Dimension of a Graph}},
booktitle =	{36th Computational Complexity Conference (CCC 2021)},
pages =	{15:1--15:35},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-193-1},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2021},
volume =	{200},
editor =	{Kabanets, Valentine},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.CCC.2021.15},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-142890},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.CCC.2021.15},
annote =	{Keywords: Query complexity, submodular function minimization, cut dimension}
}```
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Track A: Algorithms, Complexity and Games
Quantum Query Complexity with Matrix-Vector Products

Authors: Andrew M. Childs, Shih-Han Hung, and Tongyang Li

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 198, 48th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2021)

Abstract
We study quantum algorithms that learn properties of a matrix using queries that return its action on an input vector. We show that for various problems, including computing the trace, determinant, or rank of a matrix or solving a linear system that it specifies, quantum computers do not provide an asymptotic speedup over classical computation. On the other hand, we show that for some problems, such as computing the parities of rows or columns or deciding if there are two identical rows or columns, quantum computers provide exponential speedup. We demonstrate this by showing equivalence between models that provide matrix-vector products, vector-matrix products, and vector-matrix-vector products, whereas the power of these models can vary significantly for classical computation.

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Andrew M. Childs, Shih-Han Hung, and Tongyang Li. Quantum Query Complexity with Matrix-Vector Products. In 48th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2021). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 198, pp. 55:1-55:19, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2021)

```@InProceedings{childs_et_al:LIPIcs.ICALP.2021.55,
author =	{Childs, Andrew M. and Hung, Shih-Han and Li, Tongyang},
title =	{{Quantum Query Complexity with Matrix-Vector Products}},
booktitle =	{48th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2021)},
pages =	{55:1--55:19},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-195-5},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2021},
volume =	{198},
editor =	{Bansal, Nikhil and Merelli, Emanuela and Worrell, James},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2021.55},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-141242},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2021.55},
annote =	{Keywords: Quantum algorithms, quantum query complexity, matrix-vector products}
}```
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Sample Efficient Identity Testing and Independence Testing of Quantum States

Authors: Nengkun Yu

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 185, 12th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2021)

Abstract
In this paper, we study the quantum identity testing problem, i.e., testing whether two given quantum states are identical, and quantum independence testing problem, i.e., testing whether a given multipartite quantum state is in tensor product form. For the quantum identity testing problem of 𝒟(ℂ^d) system, we provide a deterministic measurement scheme that uses 𝒪(d²/ε²) copies via independent measurements with d being the dimension of the state and ε being the additive error. For the independence testing problem 𝒟(ℂ^d₁⊗ℂ^{d₂}⊗⋯⊗ℂ^{d_m}) system, we show that the sample complexity is Θ̃((Π_{i = 1}^m d_i)/ε²) via collective measurements, and 𝒪((Π_{i = 1}^m d_i²)/ε²) via independent measurements. If randomized choice of independent measurements are allowed, the sample complexity is Θ(d^{3/2}/ε²) for the quantum identity testing problem, and Θ̃((Π_{i = 1}^m d_i^{3/2})/ε²) for the quantum independence testing problem.

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Nengkun Yu. Sample Efficient Identity Testing and Independence Testing of Quantum States. In 12th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2021). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 185, pp. 11:1-11:20, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2021)

```@InProceedings{yu:LIPIcs.ITCS.2021.11,
author =	{Yu, Nengkun},
title =	{{Sample Efficient Identity Testing and Independence Testing of Quantum States}},
booktitle =	{12th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2021)},
pages =	{11:1--11:20},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-177-1},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2021},
volume =	{185},
editor =	{Lee, James R.},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.ITCS.2021.11},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-135504},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.ITCS.2021.11},
annote =	{Keywords: Quantum property testing}
}```
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Quantum-Inspired Sublinear Algorithm for Solving Low-Rank Semidefinite Programming

Authors: Nai-Hui Chia, Tongyang Li, Han-Hsuan Lin, and Chunhao Wang

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 170, 45th International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (MFCS 2020)

Abstract
Semidefinite programming (SDP) is a central topic in mathematical optimization with extensive studies on its efficient solvers. In this paper, we present a proof-of-principle sublinear-time algorithm for solving SDPs with low-rank constraints; specifically, given an SDP with m constraint matrices, each of dimension n and rank r, our algorithm can compute any entry and efficient descriptions of the spectral decomposition of the solution matrix. The algorithm runs in time O(m⋅poly(log n,r,1/ε)) given access to a sampling-based low-overhead data structure for the constraint matrices, where ε is the precision of the solution. In addition, we apply our algorithm to a quantum state learning task as an application. Technically, our approach aligns with 1) SDP solvers based on the matrix multiplicative weight (MMW) framework by Arora and Kale [TOC '12]; 2) sampling-based dequantizing framework pioneered by Tang [STOC '19]. In order to compute the matrix exponential required in the MMW framework, we introduce two new techniques that may be of independent interest: - Weighted sampling: assuming sampling access to each individual constraint matrix A₁,…,A_τ, we propose a procedure that gives a good approximation of A = A₁+⋯+A_τ. - Symmetric approximation: we propose a sampling procedure that gives the spectral decomposition of a low-rank Hermitian matrix A. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first sampling-based algorithm for spectral decomposition, as previous works only give singular values and vectors.

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Nai-Hui Chia, Tongyang Li, Han-Hsuan Lin, and Chunhao Wang. Quantum-Inspired Sublinear Algorithm for Solving Low-Rank Semidefinite Programming. In 45th International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (MFCS 2020). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 170, pp. 23:1-23:15, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2020)

```@InProceedings{chia_et_al:LIPIcs.MFCS.2020.23,
author =	{Chia, Nai-Hui and Li, Tongyang and Lin, Han-Hsuan and Wang, Chunhao},
title =	{{Quantum-Inspired Sublinear Algorithm for Solving Low-Rank Semidefinite Programming}},
booktitle =	{45th International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (MFCS 2020)},
pages =	{23:1--23:15},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-159-7},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2020},
volume =	{170},
editor =	{Esparza, Javier and Kr\'{a}l', Daniel},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.MFCS.2020.23},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-126919},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.MFCS.2020.23},
annote =	{Keywords: Spectral decomposition, Semi-definite programming, Quantum-inspired algorithm, Sublinear algorithm}
}```
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Distributional Property Testing in a Quantum World

Authors: András Gilyén and Tongyang Li

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 151, 11th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2020)

Abstract
A fundamental problem in statistics and learning theory is to test properties of distributions. We show that quantum computers can solve such problems with significant speed-ups. We also introduce a novel access model for quantum distributions, enabling the coherent preparation of quantum samples, and propose a general framework that can naturally handle both classical and quantum distributions in a unified manner. Our framework generalizes and improves previous quantum algorithms for testing closeness between unknown distributions, testing independence between two distributions, and estimating the Shannon / von Neumann entropy of distributions. For classical distributions our algorithms significantly improve the precision dependence of some earlier results. We also show that in our framework procedures for classical distributions can be directly lifted to the more general case of quantum distributions, and thus obtain the first speed-ups for testing properties of density operators that can be accessed coherently rather than only via sampling.

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András Gilyén and Tongyang Li. Distributional Property Testing in a Quantum World. In 11th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2020). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 151, pp. 25:1-25:19, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2020)

```@InProceedings{gilyen_et_al:LIPIcs.ITCS.2020.25,
author =	{Gily\'{e}n, Andr\'{a}s and Li, Tongyang},
title =	{{Distributional Property Testing in a Quantum World}},
booktitle =	{11th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2020)},
pages =	{25:1--25:19},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-134-4},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2020},
volume =	{151},
editor =	{Vidick, Thomas},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.ITCS.2020.25},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-117100},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.ITCS.2020.25},
annote =	{Keywords: distributional property testing, quantum algorithms, quantum query complexity}
}```
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Track A: Algorithms, Complexity and Games
Quantum SDP Solvers: Large Speed-Ups, Optimality, and Applications to Quantum Learning

Authors: Fernando G. S. L. Brandão, Amir Kalev, Tongyang Li, Cedric Yen-Yu Lin, Krysta M. Svore, and Xiaodi Wu

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 132, 46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2019)

Abstract
We give two new quantum algorithms for solving semidefinite programs (SDPs) providing quantum speed-ups. We consider SDP instances with m constraint matrices, each of dimension n, rank at most r, and sparsity s. The first algorithm assumes an input model where one is given access to an oracle to the entries of the matrices at unit cost. We show that it has run time O~(s^2 (sqrt{m} epsilon^{-10} + sqrt{n} epsilon^{-12})), with epsilon the error of the solution. This gives an optimal dependence in terms of m, n and quadratic improvement over previous quantum algorithms (when m ~~ n). The second algorithm assumes a fully quantum input model in which the input matrices are given as quantum states. We show that its run time is O~(sqrt{m}+poly(r))*poly(log m,log n,B,epsilon^{-1}), with B an upper bound on the trace-norm of all input matrices. In particular the complexity depends only polylogarithmically in n and polynomially in r. We apply the second SDP solver to learn a good description of a quantum state with respect to a set of measurements: Given m measurements and a supply of copies of an unknown state rho with rank at most r, we show we can find in time sqrt{m}*poly(log m,log n,r,epsilon^{-1}) a description of the state as a quantum circuit preparing a density matrix which has the same expectation values as rho on the m measurements, up to error epsilon. The density matrix obtained is an approximation to the maximum entropy state consistent with the measurement data considered in Jaynes' principle from statistical mechanics. As in previous work, we obtain our algorithm by "quantizing" classical SDP solvers based on the matrix multiplicative weight update method. One of our main technical contributions is a quantum Gibbs state sampler for low-rank Hamiltonians, given quantum states encoding these Hamiltonians, with a poly-logarithmic dependence on its dimension, which is based on ideas developed in quantum principal component analysis. We also develop a "fast" quantum OR lemma with a quadratic improvement in gate complexity over the construction of Harrow et al. [Harrow et al., 2017]. We believe both techniques might be of independent interest.

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Fernando G. S. L. Brandão, Amir Kalev, Tongyang Li, Cedric Yen-Yu Lin, Krysta M. Svore, and Xiaodi Wu. Quantum SDP Solvers: Large Speed-Ups, Optimality, and Applications to Quantum Learning. In 46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2019). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 132, pp. 27:1-27:14, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2019)

```@InProceedings{brandao_et_al:LIPIcs.ICALP.2019.27,
author =	{Brand\~{a}o, Fernando G. S. L. and Kalev, Amir and Li, Tongyang and Lin, Cedric Yen-Yu and Svore, Krysta M. and Wu, Xiaodi},
title =	{{Quantum SDP Solvers: Large Speed-Ups, Optimality, and Applications to Quantum Learning}},
booktitle =	{46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2019)},
pages =	{27:1--27:14},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-109-2},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2019},
volume =	{132},
editor =	{Baier, Christel and Chatzigiannakis, Ioannis and Flocchini, Paola and Leonardi, Stefano},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2019.27},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-106036},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2019.27},
annote =	{Keywords: quantum algorithms, semidefinite program, convex optimization}
}```
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Track A: Algorithms, Complexity and Games
Improvements in Quantum SDP-Solving with Applications

Authors: Joran van Apeldoorn and András Gilyén

Published in: LIPIcs, Volume 132, 46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2019)

Abstract
Following the first paper on quantum algorithms for SDP-solving by Brandão and Svore [Brandão and Svore, 2017] in 2016, rapid developments have been made on quantum optimization algorithms. In this paper we improve and generalize all prior quantum algorithms for SDP-solving and give a simpler and unified framework. We take a new perspective on quantum SDP-solvers and introduce several new techniques. One of these is the quantum operator input model, which generalizes the different input models used in previous work, and essentially any other reasonable input model. This new model assumes that the input matrices are embedded in a block of a unitary operator. In this model we give a O~((sqrt{m}+sqrt{n}gamma)alpha gamma^4) algorithm, where n is the size of the matrices, m is the number of constraints, gamma is the reciprocal of the scale-invariant relative precision parameter, and alpha is a normalization factor of the input matrices. In particular for the standard sparse-matrix access, the above result gives a quantum algorithm where alpha=s. We also improve on recent results of Brandão et al. [Fernando G. S. L. Brandão et al., 2018], who consider the special case when the input matrices are proportional to mixed quantum states that one can query. For this model Brandão et al. [Fernando G. S. L. Brandão et al., 2018] showed that the dependence on n can be replaced by a polynomial dependence on both the rank and the trace of the input matrices. We remove the dependence on the rank and hence require only a dependence on the trace of the input matrices. After we obtain these results we apply them to a few different problems. The most notable of which is the problem of shadow tomography, recently introduced by Aaronson [Aaronson, 2018]. Here we simultaneously improve both the sample and computational complexity of the previous best results. Finally we prove a new Omega~(sqrt{m}alpha gamma) lower bound for solving LPs and SDPs in the quantum operator model, which also implies a lower bound for the model of Brandão et al. [Fernando G. S. L. Brandão et al., 2018].

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Joran van Apeldoorn and András Gilyén. Improvements in Quantum SDP-Solving with Applications. In 46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2019). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 132, pp. 99:1-99:15, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2019)

```@InProceedings{vanapeldoorn_et_al:LIPIcs.ICALP.2019.99,
author =	{van Apeldoorn, Joran and Gily\'{e}n, Andr\'{a}s},
title =	{{Improvements in Quantum SDP-Solving with Applications}},
booktitle =	{46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2019)},
pages =	{99:1--99:15},
series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
ISBN =	{978-3-95977-109-2},
ISSN =	{1868-8969},
year =	{2019},
volume =	{132},
editor =	{Baier, Christel and Chatzigiannakis, Ioannis and Flocchini, Paola and Leonardi, Stefano},
publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
URL =		{https://drops-dev.dagstuhl.de/entities/document/10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2019.99},
URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-106750},
doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2019.99},
annote =	{Keywords: quantum algorithms, semidefinite programming, shadow tomography}
}```
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