Information-theoretical aspects of quantum measurement

  • E. Prugovečki


We present criteria for comparing measurements on a given system from the point of view of the information they provide. These criteria lead to a concept ofinformational completeness of a set of observables, which generalizes the conventional concept of completeness. The entropy of a state with respect to an arbitrary sample space of potential measurement outcomes is defined, and then studied in the context of configuration space and fuzzy stochastic phase space.


Entropy Field Theory Phase Space Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Prugovečki
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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