Sleeping beauty in quantumland

Na'ama Hallakoun, Berry Groisman, Lev Vaidman

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Abstract

The Sleeping Beauty Problem is analysed within the framework of the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Theory. The view of the Many-Worlds Interpretation as fundamentally deterministic theory with no place for objective uncertainty is advocated. The main concepts of this version of the Many-Worlds Interpretation are reviewed and it is shown how their application leads to a Thirder solution to the Sleeping Beauty Problem, and not to the Halfer solution as it was claimed by Peter Lewis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-159
Number of pages11
JournalNeuroQuantology
Volume11
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Decision theory
  • Many worlds interpretation
  • Quantum sleeping beauty
  • Subjective uncertainty

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