Probabilities, Decohering Histories, and the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

  • Roland Omnès
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 574)


This is a short review of the consistent histories approach to quantum mechanics. After a short description of Bohr’s and von Neumann’s approach to quantum mechanics the notion of history will be defined and the determination of probabilities of histories will be discussed.


Small Probability Classical Physic Standard Rule Bohmian Mechanic Standard Quantum Mechanic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Omnès
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique ThéoriqueUnité Mixte de Recherche UMR - CNRS N° 8627OrsayFrance

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