Experimentally Bounding Deviations From Quantum Theory in the Landscape of Generalized Probabilistic Theories

  title={Experimentally Bounding Deviations From Quantum Theory in the Landscape of Generalized Probabilistic Theories},
  author={Michael D. Mazurek and Matthew F Pusey and Kevin J. Resch and Robert W. Spekkens},
  journal={PRX Quantum},
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