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A Theory of Quantum Observation and the Emergence of the Born Rule

@article{Tell2012ATO,
  title={A Theory of Quantum Observation and the Emergence of the Born Rule},
  author={A. Tell},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2012}
}
  • A. Tell
  • Published 2 May 2012
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Quantum Physics
A realist description of our universe requires a twofold concept of locality. On one hand, there are the strictly Einstein-local interactions which generate the time evolution. On the other hand, the quantum state space calls for a non-local description of multi-particle states. This article uses a behavioristic approach to argue, that an observer in a universe like this has to rely on local interactions to learn about its properties and behavior. Such an observer is fundamentally restricted in… Expand

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