QCNC 2024
International Conference on Quantum Communications, Networking, and Computing (QCNC 2024)
July 1-3, 2024 · Kanazawa, Japan
IEEE Communications Society

List of Accepted Papers

Main Conference Papers

  1. A Simulation Study of Quantum Clock Synchronization Using Teleportation
    Dipak Ghosal, Eric Yu (University of California, Davis, USA), Anastasiia Butko (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, USA), Mariam Kiran and Nageswara Rao (Oakridge National Laboratory, USA)

  2. On the Trade-off between Fidelity and Latency for the Quantum Link Layer with few Memories and Entanglement Purification
    Karim S. Elsayed (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany), Wasiur R. Khudabukhsh (University of Nottingham, U.K.) and Amr Rizk (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

  3. Entanglement Percolation in Noisy Quantum Networks
    Soo Min Oh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA), Stefano Marano (University of Salerno, Italy), Hyundong Shin (Kyung Hee University, South Korea), Andrea Conti (University of Ferrara, Italy) and Moe Win (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

  4. Multipath Entanglement Purification Strategies for Quantum Networks
    Md Sohel Mondal and Siddhartha Santra (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India)

  5. An Implementation and Analysis of a Practical Quantum Link Architecture Utilizing Entangled Photon Sources
    Kento Samuel Soon, Michal Hajdusek (Keio University, Japan), Shota Nagayama (Mercari, Inc., Japan), Naphan Benchasattabuse (Keio University, Japan), Kentaro Teramoto (Mercari, Inc., Japan), Ryosuke Satoh and Rodney Van Meter (Keio University, Japan)

  6. Weaving Complex Graph on Simple Low-Dimensional Qubit lattices
    Yu-Hang Dang, Shyam Dhamapurkar, Xiao-Long Zhu, Hao-Yu Guan and Xiu-Hao Deng (Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, China)

  7. Reinforcement Learning Based Proactive Entanglement Swapping for Quantum Networking
    Tasdiqul Islam (University of Texas at Arlington, USA), Md Arifuzzaman (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA) and Engin Arslan (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)

  8. Integrated Air-to-Ground Quantum Anonymous Broadcast Network
    Awais Khan (Kyung Hee University, South Korea), Trung Q. Duong (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Hyundong Shin (Kyung Hee University, South Korea)

  9. Efficient Routing Design Based on Entanglement Flow Loss Effect in Quantum Networks
    Zhaoying Wang, Jian Li, Zhonghui Li, Lutong Chen, Nenghai Yu, Qibin Sun and Jun Lu (University of Science and Technology of China, China)

  10. Counterfactual Long-Distance Quantum Communication
    Saw Nang Paing (Kyung Hee University, South Korea), Trung Q. Duong (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Hyundong Shin (Kyung Hee University, South Korea)

  11. Quantum Gate Control with State Representation for Deep Reinforcement Learning
    Yuanjing Zhang, Tao Shang, Chenyi Zhang (Beihang University, China) and Xueyi Guo (Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences, China)

  12. Towards Latency-Aware Transmission Scheduling for Resource-Efficient Quantum Networks
    Biao Hou, Yanan Gao and Song Yang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

  13. Minimal Protocols for Entanglement Distribution with Finite Memory Coherence Time
    Shahrooz Pouryousef (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA), Hassan Shapourian (Cisco Research, USA) and Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)

  14. Parallel Segment Entanglement Swapping
    Binjie He (Fuzhou University, China and Deakin University, Australia), Seng W. Loke (Deakin University, Australia) and Dong Zhang (Fuzhou University, China)

  15. QuantumLAN: On-Demand Network Topology via Two-colorable Graph States
    Francesco Mazza, Marcello Caleffi and Angela Sara Cacciapuoti (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)

  16. Quantum Key Distribution Network Architectures
    Momtchil Peev (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany), Vicente Martin, Juan Pedro Brito, Laura Ortíz (U. Politécnica de Madrid, Spain), Chi-HangFred Fung (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany), Ruben Brito Mendez, Jaime S. Buruaga, Rafael J. Vicente, Alberto Sebastian-Lombraña, Julio Setien, Carmen Escribano, PedroSalas, Javier Faba (U. Politécnica de Madrid, Spain), Rafael Canto, Antonio Pastor-Perales, Juan Morales,Jesus Folgueira and Diego Lopez (Telefónica gCTIO/I+D, Spain)

  17. Artificial Neural Networks for Quantum Sensing: Metrologically Resourceful State Detection
    Uman Khalid (Kyung Hee University, South Korea), Trung Q. Duong (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Hyundong Shin (Kyung Hee University, South Korea)

  18. CDQKL: Consensus-based Distributed Quantum Kernel Learning
    Wenxuan Ma (Zhejiang University, China), Mengxiang Liu (The University of Sheffield, U.K.) and Ruilong Deng (Zhejiang University, China)

  19. Feature Map for Quantum Data in Classification
    Hyeokjea Kwon, Hojun Lee and Joonwoo Bae (KAIST, South Korea)

  20. Boosting End-to-End Entanglement Fidelity in Quantum Repeater Networks via Hybridized Strategies
    Poramet Pathumsoot (Keio University, Japan), Theerapat Tansuwannont (Osaka University, Japan), NaphanBenchasattabuse, Ryosuke Satoh, Michal Hajdusek (Keio University, Japan), Poompong Chaiwongkhot (National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand, Thailand), Sujin Suwanna (Mahidol University, Thailand) and Rodney Van Meter (Keio University, Japan)

  21. SDN-Based Hybrid Quantum-Safe Domain Intercommunication within MadQCI
    Ruben B. Méndez, Jaime S. Buruaga, Rafael J. Vicente, Luis Mengual (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain), Momtchil Peev, Chi-Hang Fred Fung (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany), Antonio Pastor Perales, Alejandro Muñiz, Juan Morales, Rafael Cantó Palancar, Jesús Luis FolgueiraChavarria, Diego R. López (Telefónica Innovación Digital / Telefónica gCTIO, Spain), Vicente Martin and Juan P. Brito (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)

  22. Quantum-Enhanced Support Vector Machine for Large-Scale Stellar Classification
    Kuan-Cheng Chen, Xiaotian Xu (Imperial College London, U.K.), Henry Makhanov (The University of Texas at Austin, USA), Hui-Hsuan Chung (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany) and Chen-Yu Liu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

  23. Quantum Transduction Models for Multipartite Entanglement Distribution
    Laura D'Avossa, Angela Sara Cacciapuoti and Marcello Caleffi (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)

  24. An Overview of Quantum Latin Squares in Quantum Information Theory
    Abdul Fatah, Ian McLoughlin, Saim Ghafoor and Iulia Anton (Atlantic Technological University, Ireland)

  25. Differential Privacy Preserving Quantum Computing via Projection Operator Measurements
    Yuqing Li, Yusheng Zhao (University of Science and Technology of China, China), Xinyue Zhang (Kennesaw State University, USA), Zhong Hui, Pan Miao (University of Houston, USA) and Chi Zhang ( University of Science and Technology of China, China)

  26. IOSHA - An Enhanced Hash Function for Secure and Efficient Key Generation in CRYSTALS-Dilithium for IoT
    Rownak Borhan, Md Delwar Hossain, Yuzo Taenaka and Youki Kadobayashi (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

  27. Quantum-Amplified Simultaneous Quantum-Classical Communications
    Nicholas Zaunders, Ziqing Wang (University of New South Wales, Australia), Timothy C. Ralph (University of Queensland, Australia), Ryan Aguinaldo (Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA) and Robert Malaney (University of New South Wales, Australia)

  28. Establishing Shared Secret Keys on Quantum Line Networks: Protocol and Security
    Lucas Hanouz (Sorbonne University & Veriqloud, France), Mina Doosti (University of Edinburgh, U.K.), Anne Marin (Veriqloud, France), Elham Kashefi (University of Edinburgh, U.K.) and Marc Kaplan (Veriqloud, France)

  29. C-Band Coexistence Demonstration of Polarization-Based QKD and Classical Signals across a 50-km Deployed Fiber Link
    Nicolas M. Linale, Ignacio H. López Grande, Lorenzo Castelvero and Valerio Pruneri (The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Spain)

  30. Simulations of Selected Quantum Key Distribution Network Use-Cases
    Emir Dervisevic, Merima Fehric, Dzana Pivac (University of Sarajevo, Bosnia), Peppino Fazio (University of Venice, Italy), MiroslavVoznak and Miralem Mehic (Technical University of Ostrava, Czechia)

  31. Variational Distributed Quantum Sensing
    Muhammad Shohibul Ulum, Uman Khalid (Kyung Hee University, South Korea), Trung Q. Duong (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Hyundong Shin (Kyung Hee University, South Korea)

  32. Quantum Computing Applications for Flight Trajectory Optimization
    Henry Makhanov (qBraid Inc. / The University of Texas at Austin, USA), Kanav Setia (qBraid Inc., USA), Junyu Liu (University of Chicago/IBM, USA), Vanesa Gomez-Gonzalez (Acubed Inc., USA) and Guillermo Jenaro-Radaban (A3 by Airbus LLC, USA)

  33. A General Purification Protocol with an Imperfect State Preparation
    Golshan Lirabi, Faedi Loulidi and David Elkouss (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

Short Papers

  1. Conditions for Quantum Network Teleportation
    Arun Muraleedharan and Shayan Srinivasa Garani (Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India)

  2. Using ALTO Protocol to Address SD-QKD Federation in Multi-domain Scenarios
    Alejandro Muñiz Da Costa, Rafael Cantó Palancar, Luis Miguel Contreras Murillo, Diego López, Jesús Folgueira Chavarria, Antonio Pastor Perales, Juan Morales Saez (Telefónica Innovación Digital, Spain), Juan P. Brito, Rubén B. Méndez, Jesús Ballesta, Vicente Martin (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain), Pietro Piscione, Pietro Giardina and Ahmed KhalilAbdulwahed (Nextworks, Italy)

  3. Enhancing Quantum Network Establishment through Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm
    Poramat Chianvichai (Mahidol University, Thailand), Poramet Pathumsoot (Keio University, Japan) and Sujin Suwanna (Mahidol University, Thailand)

  4. Quantum Walks Advantage on the Dihedral Group for Uniform Sampling Problem
    Shyam Dhamapurkar, Yuhang Dang (Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, China), Saniya Wagh (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India) and Xiu-Hao Deng (Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, China)

  5. Selective Qubit Utilization for Optimizing Quantum Data Compression based on Quantum State Error
    Agi Prasetiadi and Masahiro Mambo (Kanazawa University, Japan)

  6. Quantum State Estimation: A Matrix Completion Framework
    Shehbaz Tariq (Kyung Hee University, South Korea), Ahmad Farooq (Aalto University, Finland), Junaid Ur Rehman (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg), Trung Q. Duong (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Hyundong Shin (Kyung Hee University, South Korea)

  7. Comprehensive Analysis on Image Generation using Quantum Generative Adversarial Network
    Ashish Solanki and Sandeep Singh Kang (Chandigarh University, India)

  8. Resource Allocation Optimization in 5G Networks using Variational Quantum Regressor
    Param Pathak, Vidhi Oad (Gujarat Technological University, India), Aditya Prajapati (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India) and Nouhaila Innan (Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco)

  9. Investigation of the Effects of Different Quantum Kernels on the Classification Performance of Support Vector Machine Algorithm: An Application Case for Medical Datasets
    Emine Akpinar and Murat Oduncuoğlu (Yıldız Technical University, Turkey)

  10. Modular Blockchain Architecture: Securing Data with Quantum-Safe Encryption
    Taminder Pabla and Ajmery Sultana (Algoma University, Canada)

  11. Privacy Preserving Quantum Search Mechanism Using Grover's Algorithm
    Keyi Ju, Xiaoqi Qin (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China), Hui Zhong (University of Houston, USA), Xinyue Zhang (Kennesaw State University, USA), Miao Pan (University of Houston, USA) and Baoling Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)

  12. Parity-based Amplitude Embedding for Rational Quantum Dataset Preprocessing
    Agi Prasetiadi and Masahiro Mambo (Kanazawa University, Japan)

  13. Unleashing Flexibility and Interoperability in QKD Networks: The Power of Softwarized Architectures
    Blanca Lopez (IMDEA Networks, Spain), Ivan Vidal, Francisco Valera (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain), Diego R. Lopez and Antonio Pastor

  14. Composably Secure Delegated Quantum Computation for Clients Using Weak Coherent Pulses and Decoy States
    Maxime Garnier, Dominik Leichtle, Luka Music and Harold Ollivier (Telefonica I+D, Spain)

  15. Comparative Evaluation of Quantum-Resistant Digital Signatures
    Marta Irene Garcia Cid, Rodrigo Martin Sanchez-Ledesma, David Domingo Martin (Indra Sistemas, Spain), Laura Ortiz and Vicente Martin (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)

  16. European Quantum ecOsystems – Preparing the Industry for the Quantum Security and Communications Revolution
    Noel Farrugia, Daniel Bonanno, Nicholas Frendo, André Xuereb (Merqury Cybersecurity, Malta), Evangelos Kosmatos, Alexandros Stavdas (OpenLightComm Europe, Czech), Marco Russo, Bartolomeo Montrucchio (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Marco Menchetti, Davide Bacco (QTI s.r.l., Italy), Silvia Marigonda (Sparkle, Italy), Francesco Stocco, Guglielmo Morgari (Telsy S.p.A., Italy) and Antonio Manzalini (TIM, Italy)

  17. Current Status, Gaps, and Future Directions in Quantum Key Distribution Standards: Implications for Industry
    Juan Morales Sáez, Rafael Cantó Palancar, Jesús Luis Folgueira Chavarria, Diego R. López, Antonio Pastor Perales (Telefónica Innovación Digital / Telefónica gCTIO, Spain), Juan Pedro Brito Mendez and Vicente Martin Ayuso (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)

  18. A Security Plane Architecture for Ultra-low-energy, High-capacity Optical Transport Networks
    José Manuel Rivas-Moscoso, Antonio Melgar (Telefónica Digital Innovation, Spain), Luca Potì (CNIT, Italy), Konstantinos Krilakis (Eulambia Advanced Technologies, Greece), Luis Velasco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), Sima Bahrani (University of Bristol, U.K.), Michela Svaluto Moreolo (CTTC/CERCA, Spain), IdelfonsoTafur Monroy (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands), Philippe Nguyen (Secure-IC, France), Marc Ruiz (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), Dimitris K. Syvridis, Aikaterini Mandilara (Eulambia Advanced Technologies, Greece), Annachiara Pagano (Telecom Italia, Italy), Juan Morales, Antonio Pastor (Telefónica Digital Innovation, Spain), Reza Nejabati (University of Bristol, U.K.), Pantea Nadimi Goki (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy), Alfonso Sánchez-Macián (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Italy), Stella Civelli (CNR, Italy), Simon Rommel, Carlos Rubio García (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands), Masab Iqbal (CTTC/CERCA, Spain), Romerson Oliveira (University of Bristol, U.K.), Juan Carlos Hernández-Hernández, David Larrabeiti (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) and Jesús Folgueira (Telefónica Digital Innovation, Spain)

  19. Quantum Secure Anonymous Communication Networks
    Stephen DiAdamo (Cisco Systems, USA), Mohammad Saidur Rahman (Cisco Quantum Lab, USA), Miralem Mehic (University of Sarajevo, Bosnia) and Charles Fleming (Cisco Systems, USA)

  20. Purification and Fidelity Enhancement from Quantum Mixedness
    Sudhir Sahoo, Ankur Raina (IISER, India) and Shayan Garani (IISc, India)

  21. Quantum-Enhanced Zero Trust Security: Evolution, Implementation, and Application
    Jun Lin, Zihao Lin, Qiu Jiang (Guangzhou University, China), Xiaojiang Du (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA) and Weiyong Zhang (Guangzhou University, China)

Invited Papers

  1. Optimizing Satellite-based Entanglement Distribution in Quantum Networks via Quantum-Assisted Approaches
    Xinliang Wei (Temple University, USA), Lei Fan (University of Houston, USA), Yuanxiong Guo (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA), Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA) and Yu Wang (Temple University, USA)

  2. Towards QoS-aware Quantum Networks
    Ruilin Zhou, Yuhang Gan, Yi Liu, Katia Obraczka and Chen Qian (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)

  3. Estimation of Energy Expenditure in Wearable Healthcare Technology by Quantum-Based LSTM Modeling
    Bao-Nhi Dang Tran (Memorial University, Canada), Muhammad Fahim (Queen's University Belfast, U.K.), Adnan Ahmad Cheema (Ulster University, U.K.), Stephen Czarnuch, Bradley D. E. McNiven, Octavia A. Dobre and Trung Q. Duong (Memorial University, Canada)

Poster (1st Round)

  1. Efficient Quantum Key Distribution Using Multi-QubitGreenberger-Horne-Zeilinger State
    Engin Arslan (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)

  2. An Architecture for Integrating QKD into Terrestrial Networks
    Noel Farrugia, Christian Galea, Aaron Abela, Ryan Debono, Trevor Spiteri, André Xuereb and Johann A. Briffa (University of Malta, Malta)

  3. A Feed-Forward Method for Encoding a Stabilizer Code using Measurement-Based Quantum Computing
    Sanidhya Gupta and Ankur Raina (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, India)


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