Foundations of Physics

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 251–255 | Cite as

On procedures for the measurement of questions in quantum mechanics

  • Paul Benioff
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Abstract

It is shown that there exist observablesA and Borel setsE such that the procedure “measureA and give as output the number 1 (0) if theA measurement outcome is (is not) inE” does not correspond to a measurement of the proposition observable ℰA(E) usually assigned to such procedures. This result is discussed in terms of limitations on choice powers of observers.

Keywords

Quantum Mechanic theA Measurement Choice Power 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Benioff
    • 1
  1. 1.Argonne National LaboratoryArgonne

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