Quantum theory of probability and decisions

  title={Quantum theory of probability and decisions},
  author={David Deutsch},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  pages={3129 - 3137}
  • D. Deutsch
  • Published 4 June 1999
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  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
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