Philosophy of Science 70 (5):1233-1244 (2003)

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Recently, Brukner and Zeilinger have presented a number of arguments suggesting that the Shannon information is not well defined as a measure of information in quantum mechanics. If established, this result would be highly significant, as the Shannon information is fundamental to the way we think about information not only in classical but also in quantum information theory. On consideration, however, these arguments are found unsuccessful; I go on to suggest how they might be arising as a consequence of Zeilinger`s proposed foundational principle for quantum mechanics.
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On a Supposed Conceptual Inadequacy of the Shannon Information in Quantum Mechanics.C. G. Timpson - 2003 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 34 (3):441-468.

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On a Supposed Conceptual Inadequacy of the Shannon Information in Quantum Mechanics.C. G. Timpson - 2003 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 34 (3):441-468.
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