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Operational General Relativity: Possibilistic, Probabilistic, and Quantum

  title={Operational General Relativity: Possibilistic, Probabilistic, and Quantum},
  author={L. Hardy},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • L. Hardy
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
  • In this paper we develop an operational formulation of General Relativity similar in spirit to existing operational formulations of Quantum Theory. To do this we introduce an operational space (or op-space) built out of scalar fields. A point in op-space corresponds to some nominated set of scalar fields taking some given values in coincidence. We assert that op-space is the space in which we observe the world. We introduce also a notion of agency (this corresponds to the ability to set knob… CONTINUE READING
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