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The Many Classical Faces of Quantum Structures

School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB, UK
Academic Editors: Giacomo Mauro D’Ariano, Paolo Perinotti, Jay Lawrence and Giorgio Kaniadakis
Entropy 2017, 19(4), 144;
Received: 9 January 2017 / Revised: 22 February 2017 / Accepted: 23 March 2017 / Published: 29 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quantum Information and Foundations)
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Interpretational problems with quantum mechanics can be phrased precisely by only talking about empirically accessible information. This prompts a mathematical reformulation of quantum mechanics in terms of classical mechanics. We survey this programme in terms of algebraic quantum theory. View Full-Text
Keywords: algebraic quantum theory; C*-algebra; gelfand duality; classical context; bohrification algebraic quantum theory; C*-algebra; gelfand duality; classical context; bohrification
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