Foundations of Physics Letters

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 437–447 | Cite as

Generalization of the proof on the existence of hidden measurements to experiments with an infinite set of outcomes

  • Bob Coecke


We generalize Aerts' proof concerning the existence of hidden measurements for experiments withn outcomes to general experiments with an infinite set of outcomes. More specific we prove that, ifɛ is a set of experiments on an entityS with a set of pure states Σ, and alleɛ are such that the outcomes can be represented as a measurable subset of a finite dimensional real space, on which for every initial state of the entity there exists a probability measure, then there exists a hidden measurement representation for this set of experiments.

Key words

quantum probability determinism lack of knowledge hidden measurements 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bob Coecke
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  1. 1.TENA, Free University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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