CONSISTENT SETS YIELD CONTRARY INFERENCES IN QUANTUM THEORY

@article{Kent1997CONSISTENTSY,
  title={CONSISTENT SETS YIELD CONTRARY INFERENCES IN QUANTUM THEORY},
  author={Adrian Kent},
  journal={Physical Review Letters},
  year={1997},
  volume={78},
  pages={2874-2877}
}
  • A. Kent
  • Published 4 April 1996
  • Physics
  • Physical Review Letters
In the consistent histories formulation of quantum theory, the probabilistic predictions and retrodictions made from observed data depend on the choice of a consistent set. We show that this freedom allows the formalism to retrodict contrary propositions which correspond to orthogonal commuting projections and which each have probability one. We also show that the formalism makes contrary probability one predictions when applied to Gell-Mann and Hartle{close_quote}s generalized time-neutral… 
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