In this paper, we propose the quantum semi-supervised generative adversarial network (qSGAN). The system is composed of a quantum generator and a classical discriminator/classifier (D/C). The goal is to train both the generator and the D/C, so that the latter may get a high classification accuracy for a given dataset. Hence the qSGAN needs neither any data loading nor to generate a pure quantum state, implying that qSGAN is much easier to implement than many existing quantum algorithms. Also the generator can serve as a stronger adversary than a classical one thanks to its rich expressibility, and it is expected to be robust against noise. These advantages are demonstrated in a numerical simulation.
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