DDSIM is academic software. Thus, many of its built-in algorithms have been published as scientific papers.

If you use DDSIM in your work, we would appreciate if you cited the respective papers. A full list of related papers is given below.


Alwin Zulehner and Robert Wille. Advanced simulation of quantum computations. Transactions on CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 38(5):848–859, 2019. [PDF], doi:10.1109/TCAD.2018.2834427.


Stefan Hillmich, Igor L. Markov, and Robert Wille. Just like the real thing: Fast weak simulation of quantum computation. In Design Automation Conference. IEEE, 2020. [PDF].


T. Grurl, J. Fuß, and R. Wille. Noise-aware Quantum Circuit Simulation With Decision Diagrams. Transactions on CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2022. [PDF].


Lukas Burgholzer, Alexander Ploier, and Robert Wille. Simulation paths for quantum circuit simulation with decision diagrams. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2022. [PDF], doi:10.1109/TCAD.2022.3197969.


L. Burgholzer, R. Raymond, I. Sengupta, and R. Wille. Efficient Construction of Functional Representations for Quantum Algorithms. In Conference on Reversible Computation. 2021. [PDF].