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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 839–852 | Cite as

Quantum stochastic models

  • Stanley Gudder
Part II. Invited Papers Dedicated To Henry Margenau

Abstract

Quantum stochastic models are developed within the framework of a measure entity. An entity is a structure that describes the tests and states of a physical system. A measure entity endows each test with a measure and equips certain sets of states as measurable spaces. A stochastic model consists of measurable realvalued function on the set of states, called a generalized action, together with measures on the measurable state spaces. This structure is then employed to compute quantum probabilities of test outcomes. We characterize those measure entities that are isomorphic to a quantum probability space. We also show that stochastic models provide a phase space description of quantum mechanics and a realistic model of spin.

Keywords

Phase Space State Space Quantum Mechanic Generalize Action Measurable State 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley Gudder
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of DenverDenver

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