Questions tagged [interpretations]

For questions about interpretations of quantum mechanics, e.g. Copenhagen, many-worlds, etc.

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Interpretations of quantum computing power [closed]

Over the years I encountered different explanations of quantum computing advantage over classical computers. But I am not sure which explanations are in fact valid and which are not. Quantum ...
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Effects of quantum computing on parallel universes

I have heard a few times that one way of describing quantum computers is that they essentially use the computing power of their counterparts in alternate realities that they access through ...
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Does the Copenhagen interpretation (+ “quasi-classical measuring apparatus”) allow one to bypass a derivation's objection?

Background I previously asked this question, in which I'm trying to better understand this joshphysics's derivation of an interpretation of the time-energy uncertainty principle. And the gist of ...
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Many-Worlds Interpretation and GHZ States

I'm working through a problem set, and I've come across the following problem: In this problem, you'll explore something that we said in class about the Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum ...
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Simulating a system inside a system

The minimum size of a computer that could simulate the universe would be the universe itself. This is quite a pretty big theory in classical computing and physics because to contain the information ...