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Space-Time and Probability

Saunders, Simon (2000) Space-Time and Probability. UNSPECIFIED.


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Special relativity is most naturally formulated as a theory of spacetime geometry, but within the spacetime framework probability appears to be a purely epistemic notion. It is possible that progress can be made with rather different approaches - covariant stochastic equations, in particular - but the results to date are not encouraging. However, it seems a non-epistemic notion of probability can be made out in Minkowski space on Everett's terms. I shall work throughout with the consistent histories formalism. I shall start with a conservative interpretation, and then go on to Everett's

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Item Type: Other
Saunders, Simon
Keywords: Probability, Relativistic Quantum Theory, consistent histories, Everettt
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Simon W. Saunders
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2001
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:10
Item ID: 414
Public Domain: No

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