The D-CTC Condition is Generically Fulfilled in Classical (Non-quantum) Statistical Systems

  title={The D-CTC Condition is Generically Fulfilled in Classical (Non-quantum) Statistical Systems},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Tolksdorf and Rainer Verch},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
The D-CTC condition, introduced by David Deutsch as a condition to be fulfilled by analogues for processes of quantum systems in the presence of closed timelike curves, is investigated for classical statistical (non-quantum) bi-partite systems. It is shown that the D-CTC condition can generically be fulfilled in classical statistical systems, under very general, model-independent conditions. The central property used is the convexity and completeness of the state space that allows it to… 



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