Professor Mika Hirvensalo
University of Turku.
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Brief Bio of Dr Mika Hirvensalo

Mika Hirvensalo is a researcher at the University of Turku, Finland.
His research interests include quantum computing, probabilistic computing,
decidability questions, and efficiency questions in computing.

Mika Hirvensalo was born in Turku, Finland, 1972. He has worked in
research positions at the University of Turku since 1995. In 2001 he
published a monograph "Quantum Computing", whose second edition appeared

Plenary Lecture Title:

Quantum Versus Classical Information

Plenary Lecture Abstract:

Quantum information is information represented by systems which evolve
according to the rules of quantum mechanics. There are fundamental, ofter
surprising differences between quantum and traditional information. This
presentation is of introductory type, also including recent developments
in quantum information theory.