Predicting the Fate of Schrodinger's Cat

James DeWitt Stein

Abstract


We describe a simple experiment in which a radioactive atom in a box decays in unit time with probability equal to ½, but such that the probability of a correct prediction of whether or not the atom decays is greater than ½.


Keywords


Schrodinger's Cat; Random Variable; Probability

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References


David Blackwell, “On the Translation Parameter Problem for Discrete Variables,” Annals of Mathematical Statistics, 22 (3), 393–399 (1951)

James D. Stein, “Using Random Variables to Predict Experimental Outcomes,” January 5th, 2018, arXiv:1801.02426

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