# Is Mereology Empirical? Composition for Fermions.

@article{Caulton2014IsME, title={Is Mereology Empirical? Composition for Fermions.}, author={Adam Caulton}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2014}, pages={293-321} }

How best to think about quantum systems under permutation invariance is a question that has received a great deal of attention in the literature. But very little attention has been paid to taking seriously the proposal that permutation invariance reflects a representational redundancy in the formalism. Under such a proposal, it is far from obvious how a constituent quantum system is represented. Consequently, it is also far from obvious how quantum systems compose to form assemblies, i.e. what…

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