Statistical Inference by Minimal Bures Distance
We have developed, over the past years, a general theory of statistical inference in quantum mechanics1-6 that has now reached a stage in which a presentation based on first principles seems appropriate.
KeywordsRelative Entropy Statistical INFERENcE Partial Measurement Insufficient Reason Maximum Entropy State
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