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Derivations of the Born Rule

Vaidman, Lev (2019) Derivations of the Born Rule. [Preprint]

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Abstract

The Born rule, a cornerstone of quantum theory usually taken as a postulate, continues to attract numerous attempts for its derivation. A critical review of these derivations, from early attempts to very recent results, is presented. It is
argued that the Born rule cannot be derived from the other postulates of quantum theory without some additional assumptions.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Vaidman, Levvaidman@post.tau.ac.il
Keywords: Quantum probability, Born rule, many-worlds interpretation
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Prof. Lev Vaidman
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2019 14:21
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2019 14:21
Item ID: 15943
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 27 April 2019
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/15943

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