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Bayes, Boltzmann and Bohm: Probabilities in Physics

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

Abstract

In this introductory essay I shall make some remarks on the role of probabilities in physics, and discuss some concrete examples illustrating Boltzmann’s explanation of approach to equilibrium.

Keywords

Intrinsic Randomness White Ball Maximum Entropy Principle Bohmian Mechanic Macroscopic Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Bricmont
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  1. 1.Physique ThéoriqueUCLLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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