DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.1.645

The Role of the Observer in the Everett Interpretation

H. Dieter Zeh

Abstract


The role attributed to the observer in various interpretations of quantum mechanics as well as in classical statistical mechanics is discussed, with particular attention being paid to the Everett interpretation. In this context, the important difference between “quasi-classical” (robust against decoherence) and “macroscopic” or “physically given” (redundantly documented in the environment) is pointed out.

NeuroQuantology | March 2013 | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | Suppl 1 | Page 97-105

Keywords


quantum measurement; decoherence; information; representative ensembles

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