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By Sandro Sozzo, Claudio Garola, Arcangelo Rossi

This quantity presents a special evaluate of modern Italian reviews at the foundations of quantum mechanics and comparable historic, philosophical and epistemological themes. a meeting of students from varied cultural backgrounds, the convention supplied a discussion board for a desirable alternate of rules and views on a number open questions in quantum mechanics. the numerous nature of the papers during this quantity attests to the success of that goal with many contributions offering unique suggestions to proven difficulties through bearing in mind concepts from various disciplines.

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By Sandro Sozzo, Claudio Garola, Arcangelo Rossi

This quantity presents a special evaluate of modern Italian reviews at the foundations of quantum mechanics and comparable historic, philosophical and epistemological themes. a meeting of students from varied cultural backgrounds, the convention supplied a discussion board for a desirable alternate of rules and views on a number open questions in quantum mechanics. the numerous nature of the papers during this quantity attests to the success of that goal with many contributions offering unique suggestions to proven difficulties through bearing in mind concepts from various disciplines.

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3 of Sec. 1 and in its explanation). Then, with WA= {WA= trs(V(Ws® WA)V*) | Ws G WHS} and with reference to Propositions 1 and 2 respectively, we say that: • (final) (quantum) component system semibooleanity (semimacroscopicity, objectivity) is satisfied (by the External Quantum Model) whenever LTA expresses a semiboolean structure for (HA,W ); • (final) (quantum) component system Booleanity (macroscopicity) is satisfied (by the External Quantum Model) whenever LTA expresses a Boolean structure for (HA,\V ) , that is, equivalently, the mapping i —> IIAei — an identification — an identification — an inclusion (troughp^ enables e Lr = LJJAH, Wr« = WIJAC, W C Wr» = ZiPFSi ~^WA = ^pf*UA%).

Bugajski, conceived as a first step toward a joint paper. After the death of S. Bugajski (March 2003) the present author came back to that draft: he hopes that his dear friend should have agreed on this version of the paper. 48 49 tional probability theory (OPT for short), can be traced back to [1] and has been studied in a number of papers [2-5]: it will be summarized in Section 2. It is known that such a frame hosts a canonical extension of quantum mechanics [2], The classical standard case will be reviewed in Section 3 where a number of properties characterizing the conditional probability will be reviewed.

First of all each experimental result has to be registered on some cybernetic support, for instance a magnetic one or a sheet of paper. Then for any i it has to be determined the subset Aj C A of the index set A of the samples for which the measurement of 77 = (77j) has led to endow the sample with that i. e. cardA e /cardA ~ pY) has to be made. In the diagrams shown here, vertical pointed arrows express interaction between physical and cybernetic realities. Thus for the experimental physicists measurement implies a transition from physical to cybernetic reality, we call it reading.

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