[Fis] _ Re: SYMMETRY & _ On BioLogic

2016-03-28 Thread Louis H Kauffman
I will make one short comment. There is a difference between the physical nature of the wave function as a sum over possibilities and the actuality of a measurement. One can believe in the actuality of all the possibilities. This is David Deutch’s contention. It is a matter of debate. There is no

Re: [Fis] SYMMETRY & _ On BioLogic (was Re: The Measurement Problem from the Perspective of an Information-Theoretic Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

2016-03-28 Thread Bruno Marchal
Dear Koichiro, dear John and Colleagues, I bump this older post, as it is related to my recent post to Lou. On 27 Nov 2015, at 02:06, Koichiro Matsuno wrote: At 4:28 AM 11/27/2015, John C. wrote: A paper by my former graduate advisor, Jeff Bub, who was a student of David Bohm’s.

Re: [Fis] SYMMETRY & _ On BioLogic

2016-03-28 Thread Bruno Marchal
Dear Lou and Colleagues, On 25 Mar 2016, at 19:51, Louis H Kauffman wrote: Dear Karl, Thank you for this very considered letter. I would like to ask you about your entry "6. Quantum information. By keeping an exact accounting about which predictions are being fulfilled to which

Re: [Fis] SYMMETRY & _ On BioLogic

2016-03-28 Thread Karl Javorszky
Dear Lou, we agree that the word quantum refers to a minimal unit. Applied science may use the word according to its own definitions. It has not yet been used in the context of a minimal unit of information. The term information has been defined by deictic methods, using the tautomat (a kind of