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Indistinguishability and Negative Probabilities

de Barros, J. Acacio and Holik, Federico (2021) Indistinguishability and Negative Probabilities. Entropy. ISSN 1099-4300

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In this paper, we examined the connection between quantum systems’ indistinguishability and signed (or negative) probabilities. We do so by first introducing a measure-theoretic definition of signed probabilities inspired by research in quantum contextuality. We then argue that ontological indistinguishability leads to the no-signaling condition and negative probabilities.

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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
de Barros, J. Acacio
Keywords: Negative Probabilities, Quantum Indistinguishability
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Dr. Federico Holik
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2021 12:16
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 12:16
Item ID: 19492
Journal or Publication Title: Entropy
Publisher: MDPI
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Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 2021
ISSN: 1099-4300

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