From locality and operationalism to classical and quantum theory?

We present a first principles approach to a probabilistic description of nature based on two guiding principles: spacetime locality and operationalism. No notion of time or metric is assumed, neither any specific physical model. Remarkably, the emerging framework converges with the recently proposed positive formalism of quantum theory, obtained constructively from known quantum physics. However, it also seems to embrace classical physics.

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Seminar
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 15:30 to 17:00
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Time Room