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Scott Aaronson

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Appointment

  • Fellow
  • Quantum Information Science

Institution

  • University of Texas at Austin
Department of Computer Science

Country

  • United States

Education

PhD (Computer Science), University of California
BSc (Computer Science), Cornell University

About

Scott Aaronson is a theoretical computer scientist.

His research interests include the limitations of quantum computers, and computational complexity theory more generally. He is also interested in the foundations of quantum mechanics and bounded rationality.

Awards

Alan T. Waterman Award of the National Science Foundation, 2012

United States PECASE (Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers), 2010

Relevant Publications

Barry, J. et al. "Quantum POMDPs." Phys. Rev. A: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 90, no. 3 (September 2014): 032311.

Aaronson, S. Quantum Computing Since Democritus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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