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The cellular automaton interpretation of quantum mechanics, Gerard 't Hooft
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 This book presents the deterministic view of quantum mechanics developed by Nobel Laureate Gerard 't Hooft. Dissatisfied with the uncomfortable gaps in the way conventional quantum mechanics meshes with the classical world, 't Hooft has revived the old hidden variable ideas, but now in a much more systematic way than usual. In this, quantum mechanics is viewed as a tool rather than a theory. The book presents examples of models that are classical in essence, but can be analysed by the use of quantum techniques, and argues that even the Standard Model, together with gravitational interactions, might be viewed as a quantum mechanical approach to analysing a system that could be classical at its core. He shows how this approach, even though it is based on hidden variables, can be plausibly reconciled with Bell's theorem, and how the usual objections voiced against the idea of?superdeterminism' can be overcome, at least in principle. This framework elegantly explains  and automatically cures  the problems of the wave function collapse and the measurement problem. Even the existence of an "arrow of time" can perhaps be explained in a more elegant way than usual. As well as reviewing the author?s earlier work in the field, the book also contains many new observations and calculations. It provides stimulating reading for all physicists working on the foundations of quantum theory
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 1 online resource (xviii, 298 pages)
 Contents

 I The Cellular Automaton Interpretation as a general doctrine: Motivation for this work
 Deterministic models in quantum notation
 Interpreting quantum mechanics
 Deterministic quantum mechanics
 Concise description of the CA Interpretation
 Quantum gravity
 Information loss
 More problems
 Alleys to be further investigated and open questions
 Conclusions
 II Calculation Techniques: Introduction to part II
 More on cogwheels
 The continuum limit of cogwheels, harmonic rotators and oscillators
 Locality
 Fermions
 PQ theory
 Models in two spacetime dimensions without interactions
 Symmetries
 The discretised Hamiltonian formalism in PQ theory
 Quantum Field Theory
 The cellular automaton
 The problem of quantum locality
 Conclusions of part II
 Some remarks on gravity in 2+1 dimensions
 A summary of our views on Conformal Gravity
 Abbreviations
 Isbn
 9783319412849
 Label
 The cellular automaton interpretation of quantum mechanics
 Title
 The cellular automaton interpretation of quantum mechanics
 Statement of responsibility
 Gerard 't Hooft
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 This book presents the deterministic view of quantum mechanics developed by Nobel Laureate Gerard 't Hooft. Dissatisfied with the uncomfortable gaps in the way conventional quantum mechanics meshes with the classical world, 't Hooft has revived the old hidden variable ideas, but now in a much more systematic way than usual. In this, quantum mechanics is viewed as a tool rather than a theory. The book presents examples of models that are classical in essence, but can be analysed by the use of quantum techniques, and argues that even the Standard Model, together with gravitational interactions, might be viewed as a quantum mechanical approach to analysing a system that could be classical at its core. He shows how this approach, even though it is based on hidden variables, can be plausibly reconciled with Bell's theorem, and how the usual objections voiced against the idea of?superdeterminism' can be overcome, at least in principle. This framework elegantly explains  and automatically cures  the problems of the wave function collapse and the measurement problem. Even the existence of an "arrow of time" can perhaps be explained in a more elegant way than usual. As well as reviewing the author?s earlier work in the field, the book also contains many new observations and calculations. It provides stimulating reading for all physicists working on the foundations of quantum theory
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 Hooft, G. 't
 Dewey number
 530.1201/5118
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 no index present
 LC call number
 QC174.12
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents

 dictionaries
 bibliography
 Series statement
 Fundamental theories of physics,
 Series volume
 volume 185
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 Quantum theory
 Cellular automata
 Astronomy, space & time
 Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning
 Cellular automata
 Quantum theory
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 The cellular automaton interpretation of quantum mechanics, Gerard 't Hooft
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 I The Cellular Automaton Interpretation as a general doctrine: Motivation for this work  Deterministic models in quantum notation  Interpreting quantum mechanics  Deterministic quantum mechanics  Concise description of the CA Interpretation  Quantum gravity  Information loss  More problems  Alleys to be further investigated and open questions  Conclusions  II Calculation Techniques: Introduction to part II  More on cogwheels  The continuum limit of cogwheels, harmonic rotators and oscillators  Locality  Fermions  PQ theory  Models in two spacetime dimensions without interactions  Symmetries  The discretised Hamiltonian formalism in PQ theory  Quantum Field Theory  The cellular automaton  The problem of quantum locality  Conclusions of part II  Some remarks on gravity in 2+1 dimensions  A summary of our views on Conformal Gravity  Abbreviations
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 1 online resource (xviii, 298 pages)
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 Isbn
 9783319412849
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 10.1007/9783319412856
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 illustrations (some color)
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 The cellular automaton interpretation of quantum mechanics, Gerard 't Hooft
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 unknown
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references
 Carrier category
 online resource
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 cr
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 rdacarrier
 Color
 multicolored
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 I The Cellular Automaton Interpretation as a general doctrine: Motivation for this work  Deterministic models in quantum notation  Interpreting quantum mechanics  Deterministic quantum mechanics  Concise description of the CA Interpretation  Quantum gravity  Information loss  More problems  Alleys to be further investigated and open questions  Conclusions  II Calculation Techniques: Introduction to part II  More on cogwheels  The continuum limit of cogwheels, harmonic rotators and oscillators  Locality  Fermions  PQ theory  Models in two spacetime dimensions without interactions  Symmetries  The discretised Hamiltonian formalism in PQ theory  Quantum Field Theory  The cellular automaton  The problem of quantum locality  Conclusions of part II  Some remarks on gravity in 2+1 dimensions  A summary of our views on Conformal Gravity  Abbreviations
 Control code
 958254742
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource (xviii, 298 pages)
 File format
 unknown
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9783319412849
 Level of compression
 unknown
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 c
 Other control number
 10.1007/9783319412856
 Other physical details
 illustrations (some color)
 http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
 com.springer.onix.9783319412856
 Quality assurance targets
 not applicable
 Reformatting quality
 unknown
 Sound
 unknown sound
 Specific material designation
 remote
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 (OCoLC)958254742
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