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Conservation of information is a term with a short history. This is more or less true and it's good to see that someone has actually come out and said this given the hype surrounding 'information' these days. Until someone comes out and says what actually constitutes information - physically speaking - its hard to say how and why it is conserved; in fact, ...


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In the strict sense, quantum logic is a non-distributive consequence relation, not a geometry or an algebra. In this sense of quantum logic, von Neumann abandoned his interest in it (and in the Hilbert state formulation of quantum mechanics more generally), after 1936, and shifted it to type II factor algebras (which we now call von Neumann algebras). I'd ...


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