Foundations of Physics 35 (2):197-213 (2005)

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Arthur Fine
University of Washington
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Recently, W. H. Zurek presented a novel derivation of the Born rule based on a mechanism termed environment-assisted invariance, or “envariance” [W. H. Zurek, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 120404 ]. We review this approach and identify fundamental assumptions that have implicitly entered into it, emphasizing issues that any such derivation is likely to face.
Keywords Born rule  quantum probabilities  environment-assisted invariance
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