Origin of probabilities and their application to the multiverse

@article{Albrecht2014OriginOP,
  title={Origin of probabilities and their application to the multiverse},
  author={A. Albrecht and D. Phillips},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2014},
  volume={90},
  pages={123514}
}
  • A. Albrecht, D. Phillips
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
  • We argue using simple models that all successful practical uses of probabilities originate in quantum fluctuations in the microscopic physical world around us, often propagated to macroscopic scales. Thus we claim there is no physically verified fully classical theory of probability. We comment on the general implications of this view, and specifically question the application of classical probability theory to cosmology in cases where key questions are known to have no quantum answer. We argue… CONTINUE READING
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