Uncertain Life

  • Shao-lin Wang
  • Dian-ming Jiang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)


Objective To studying human apparent death and discover and propose the concept of uncertain life; meanwhile briefly describe experimental evidence such as the third state of matter. Method Define the concept of apparent death; meanwhile combine clinical cases to analyze and study the status of apparent death of human being. Results Uncertain lifes exist in a superposition status of “being dead and being alive,” in other words apparent death is uncertain life, also is intermediate state of life: in a state between life and non-life, also known as the third state of matter. Until a doctor pronounces a uncertain life to be dead or saved, the person takes one certain status of death or life. Conclusion We proposed that a uncertain life is a person in the state of apparent death, and that a uncertain life stays in a superposition state of being dead and being alive; in other words a uncertain life exists in the uncertain status of being dead and being alive. After a doctor pronounces a uncertain life dead or alive, the uncertain life becomes one certain status of being dead or being alive.


Life CPR Apparent death Death 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1. Yuzhong China

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