Quantum Computing - an introduction for computing scientists Performing computing and solving problems using the quantum behaviour of the systems is an old dream. For example, the exponential complexity of the many-body problems needs exponentially increasing computing resources, but becomes linear when using registers of qubits (which can be manipulated synchronously through unitary operators). Beyond specific situations related to solving problems in quantum mechanics, the idea appeared that it could be possible to perform generic computing (beginning with the elementary operations) and move forward from the "classical" computers we have been using those last decades. The seminar addresses the aspects of the programming paradigm related to the quantum computing, since there is an increasing interest from the community of computing scientists, programmers and administrators. At the same, time, there is a legitimate preoccupation regarding the evolution of those professions, in particular at IN2P3 and a desire to join the (theoretical) research effort expressed clearly at the level of the European Community.