Bohmian histories and decoherent histories

  title={Bohmian histories and decoherent histories},
  author={James B. Hartle},
  journal={Physical Review A},
  • J. Hartle
  • Published 18 September 2002
  • Physics
  • Physical Review A
The predictions of the Bohmian and the decoherent (or consistent) histories formulations of the quantum mechanics of a closed system are compared for histories--sequences of alternatives at a series of times. For certain kinds of histories, Bohmian mechanics and decoherent histories may both be formulated in the same mathematical framework within which they can be compared. In that framework, Bohmian mechanics and decoherent histories represent a given history by different operators. Their… 

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