Entropy 2010, 12(1), 148-160; doi:10.3390/e12010148

The Quantum-Classical Transition as an Information Flow

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Received: 21 October 2009; in revised form: 9 December 2009 / Accepted: 11 December 2009 / Published: 26 January 2010
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Abstract: We investigate the classical limit of the semiclassical evolution with reference to a well-known model that represents the interaction between matter and a given field. This is done by recourse to a special statistical quantifier called the “symbolic transfer entropy”. We encounter that the quantum-classical transition gets thereby described as the sign-reversal of the dominating direction of the information flow between classical and quantal variables.
Keywords: transfer entropy; Bandt and Pompe method; semiclassical theories; quantum chaos
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Kowalski, A.M.; Martin, M.T.; Zunino, L.; Plastino, A.; Casas, M. The Quantum-Classical Transition as an Information Flow. Entropy 2010, 12, 148-160.

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Kowalski AM, Martin MT, Zunino L, Plastino A, Casas M. The Quantum-Classical Transition as an Information Flow. Entropy. 2010; 12(1):148-160.

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Kowalski, Andres M.; Martin, Maria T.; Zunino, Luciano; Plastino, Angelo; Casas, Montserrat. 2010. "The Quantum-Classical Transition as an Information Flow." Entropy 12, no. 1: 148-160.

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