Hello Stephen,

Here are  the references to 't Hooft's papers. Ref. 3 is written for
non-specialists, and should be easy to follow.

Greetings,
Saibal

[1] Quantum Gravity as a Dissipative Deterministic System

http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/9903084

[2] Determinism in Free Bosons

http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0104080

[3] How Does God Play Dice? (Pre-)Determinism at the Planck Scale

http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0104219

[4] Quantum Mechanics and Determinism

http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0105105



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From: Stephen Paul King <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Subject: Re: Is Reality as function of Reference Frame?


> Dear Saibal,
>
>      The idea that photons, electrons, etc. are "real" or not might make
> sense
> if we consider the role of virtual particle/wave fluctuations involved in
> the Hawking Black Hole evaporation process and the Unruh effect.
>     From what I have read (cf. Kip S. Thorne, et al), it seems that the
> reality (or unreality or
> "virtuosity") of particles/waves depends on the reference frame of the
> observer - inertial ("free- falling") or non-inertial ("accelerated"),
etc.
>     Perhaps consideration of the context of observation might help us get
> past
>  this difficulty.
>      Would you happen to know the reference to 't Hooft's paper?
>
> Kindest regards,
>
> Stephen


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