The Basis Problem in Many-Worlds Theories

  title={The Basis Problem in Many-Worlds Theories},
  author={Henry P. Stapp},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Physics},
  • H. Stapp
  • Published 25 October 2001
  • Philosophy
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
To fully appreciate the significance of the basis problem mentioned by Zurek, and of the impact of quantum decoherence on fundamental issues, one needs to understand certain subtle aspects of the connection between classical and quantum mechanics. This chapter, which is more technical than the others, explains these aspects, and, with the aid of some pictures, their relevance to the basis and decoherence problems. 
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