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 JAMP  Vol.6 No.6 , June 2018
Conditional Events and Quantum Logic
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Abstract: This paper begins with an overview of quantum mechanics, and then recounts a relatively recent algebraic extension of the Boolean algebra of probabilistic events to “conditional events” (order pairs of events). The main point is to show that a so-called “superposition” of two (or more) quantum events (usually with mutually inconsistent initial conditions) can be represented in this algebra of conditional events and assigned a consistent conditional probability. There is no need to imagine that a quantum particle can simultaneously straddle two inconsistent possibilities.
Cite this paper: Calabrese, P. (2018) Conditional Events and Quantum Logic. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 6, 1278-1289. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2018.66107.
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