## 27 Citations

Quantisation , Collapses and the Measurement Problem

- Philosophy
- 2014

The present paper contains a new attack on the measurement problem. The point of departure is a realist view according to which i) state functions in quantum theory describe physical states of…

The emergent Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics

- Physics
- 2014

We introduce a new and conceptually simple interpretation of quantum mechanics based on reduced density matrices of sub-systems from which the standard Copenhagen interpretation emerges as an…

Copenhagen quantum mechanics

- Physics
- 2015

In our quantum mechanics courses, measurement is usually taught in passing, as an ad-hoc procedure involving the ugly collapse of the wave function. No wonder we search for more satisfying…

The Copenhagen interpretation as an emergent phenomenon

- Physics
- 2013

The Copenhagen interpretation has been remarkably successful but seems at odds with the underlying linearity of quantum mechanics. We show how it can emerge in a simple way from the underlying…

Histories Without Collapse

- PhysicsInternational Journal of Theoretical Physics
- 2022

A simple model based on Wigner's friend is examined, in which Bell's model and the projection postulate give different probabilities for the histories of a sentient system, and it is shown that the Born rule gives the same result as applying projection in the course of the history, because of entanglement with the memory.

1 2 D ec 2 01 3 The Emergent Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

- Physics
- 2018

We introduce a new and conceptually simple interpretation of quantum mechanics based on reduced density matrices of sub-systems from which the standard Copenhagen interpretation emerges as an…

At What Time Does a Quantum Experiment Have a Result

- Physics
- 2017

This paper provides a general method for defining a generalized quantum observable (or POVM) that supplies properly normalized conditional probabilities for the time of occurrence (i.e., of…

Classical from Quantum

- Physics
- 2018

We consider the quantum-to-classical transition for macroscopic systems coupled to their environments. By applying Born's Rule, we are led to a particular set of quantum trajectories, or an…

Modal Dynamics for Positive Operator Measures

- Physics, Mathematics
- 2004

The modal interpretation of quantum mechanics allows one to keep the standard classical definition of realism intact. That is, variables have a definite status for all time and a measurement only…

The logic of the future in quantum theory

- PhilosophySynthese
- 2016

It is argued that the construction of a lattice of future-tense propositions with truth values in the interval [0, 1] gives an understanding of probability which is particularly satisfactory for use in quantum mechanics.

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- Physics
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