Towards a Local Hidden Variable Theory

Foundations of Physics 37 (10):1461-1469 (2007)

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Peter J. Lewis
Dartmouth College
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A local hidden variable theory of quantum mechanics is formulated by adapting Gell-Mann and Hartle’s many-histories formulation. The resulting theory solves the measurement problem by exploiting the independence loophole in Bell’s theorem; it violates the independence of hidden variable values and measuring device settings. Although the theory is problematic in some respects, it provides a concrete example via which the tenability of this approach can be better evaluated
Keywords Measurement problem  Hidden variables  Many-histories  Bell’s theorem
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