Probability in physics / Yemima Ben-Menahem, Meir Hemmo, editors. - Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2012. - xii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Frontiers collection . - Frontiers collection. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Yemima Ben-Menahem and Meir Hemmo -- Physics and chance / David Albert -- Typicality and the role of the Lebesgue measure in statistical mechanics / Itamar Pitowsky -- Typicality and notions of probability in physics / Sheldon Goldstein -- Deterministic laws and epistemic chances / Wayne C. Myrvold -- Measures over initial conditions / Meir Hemmo and Orly Shenker -- A new approach to the approach to equilibrium / Roman Frigg and Charlotte Werndl -- Revising statistical mechanics : probability, typicality and closure time / Alon Drory -- How many Maxwell's demons, and where? / Eric Fanchon, Klil Ha-Horesh Neori, and Avshalom C. Elitzur -- Locality and determinism : the odd couple / Yemima Ben-Menahem -- Why the Tsirelson bound? / Jeffrey Bub -- Three attempts at two axioms for quantum mechanics / Daniel Rohrlich -- Generalized probability measures and the framework of effects / William Demopoulos -- Infinitely challenging : Pitowsky's subjective interpretation and the physics of infinite systems / Laura Ruetsche and John Earman -- Bayesian conditioning, the reflection principle, and quantum decoherence / Christopher A. Fuchs and Rüdiger Schack -- The world according to de Finetti : on de Finetti's theory of probability and its application to quantum mechanics / Joseph Berkovitz -- Four and a half axioms for finite-dimensional quantum probability / Alexander Wilce -- Probability in the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics / Lev Vaidman.

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Probabilities.
Statistical physics.
Probabilities.
Statistical physics.

QC174.85.P76 / P765 2012

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