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EvolutionFactory

qiskit.opflow.evolutions.EvolutionFactory GitHub(opens in a new tab)

Bases: object(opens in a new tab)

Deprecated: A factory class for convenient automatic selection of an Evolution algorithm based on the Operator to be converted.


Methods

build

static build(operator=None)

A factory method for convenient automatic selection of an Evolution algorithm based on the Operator to be converted.

Deprecated since version 0.24.0

The method qiskit.opflow.evolutions.evolution_factory.EvolutionFactory.build() is deprecated as of qiskit-terra 0.24.0. It will be removed in the Qiskit 1.0 release. For code migration guidelines, visit https://qisk.it/opflow_migration(opens in a new tab).

Parameters

operator (OperatorBase) – the Operator being evolved

Returns

the EvolutionBase best suited to evolve operator.

Return type

EvolutionBase

Raises

ValueError(opens in a new tab) – If operator is not of a composition for which we know the best Evolution method.

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