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A Bayesian Network-based Quantum procedure for Failure Risk Analysis
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  • Ginés Carrascal de las Heras ,
  • Guillermo Botella ,
  • Alberto A Del Barrio ,
  • David Kremer
Ginés Carrascal de las Heras
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Guillermo Botella
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Alberto A Del Barrio
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David Kremer
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Abstract

Studying the propagation of failure probabilities in interconnected systems like that of electrical distribution networks is traditionally performed by means of Monte Carlo simulations. In this paper, we propose a procedure to create a model of the system in a quantum computer using a restricted representation of Bayesian networks. Some examples of this implementation on sample models are presented using Qiskit and tested using both quantum simulators and IBM Quantum hardware. Results show a correlation in the precision of the results when considering the number of Monte Carlo iterations alongside the sum of shots in a single quantum circuit execution.
Dec 2023Published in EPJ Quantum Technology volume 10 issue 1. 10.1140/epjqt/s40507-023-00171-4