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New Trends in Quantum Structures

  • Anatolij Dvurečenskij
  • Sylvia Pulmannová

Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 516)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 1-8
  3. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 9-127
  4. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 129-189
  5. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 191-229
  6. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 231-291
  7. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 293-377
  8. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 379-446
  9. Anatolij Dvurečenskij, Sylvia Pulmannová
    Pages 447-490
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 491-541

About this book

Introduction

D. Hilbert, in his famous program, formulated many open mathematical problems which were stimulating for the development of mathematics and a fruitful source of very deep and fundamental ideas. During the whole 20th century, mathematicians and specialists in other fields have been solving problems which can be traced back to Hilbert's program, and today there are many basic results stimulated by this program. It is sure that even at the beginning of the third millennium, mathematicians will still have much to do. One of his most interesting ideas, lying between mathematics and physics, is his sixth problem: To find a few physical axioms which, similar to the axioms of geometry, can describe a theory for a class of physical events that is as large as possible. We try to present some ideas inspired by Hilbert's sixth problem and give some partial results which may contribute to its solution. In the Thirties the situation in both physics and mathematics was very interesting. A.N. Kolmogorov published his fundamental work Grundbegriffe der Wahrschein­ lichkeitsrechnung in which he, for the first time, axiomatized modern probability theory. From the mathematical point of view, in Kolmogorov's model, the set L of ex­ perimentally verifiable events forms a Boolean a-algebra and, by the Loomis-Sikorski theorem, roughly speaking can be represented by a a-algebra S of subsets of some non-void set n.

Keywords

Division Lattice algebra commutative property quantum mechanics set theory

Authors and affiliations

  • Anatolij Dvurečenskij
    • 1
  • Sylvia Pulmannová
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematical InstituteSlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovakia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-2422-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5525-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-2422-7
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