Re: Fuzzy Quantum Mechanics?

MARTIN TAI (martin.tai@westonia.com)
Wed, 24 Jul 1996 16:45:11 +0200


-> >> B. Kosko, in his usual manner, alludes to the idea of restating
-> Q.M. >>in his book Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems. I am VERY
-> interested >>in this idea but have not been able to find any follow
-> up on it. It >>could be that any attempt to publish a paper on Fuzzy
-> Q.M. would >>generate a flame attack of Armagedonic proportions by
-> the
-> >>traditional physicists.
-> >>
-> >> Is there anyone brave enough to attempt this challenge?!
-> >>
-> >> Stephen Paul King
-> >
-> >Often the flaming is justified when someone who really doesn't
-> >understand quantum mechanics tries to use it in bizzare or
-> >inappropriate ways. This just spreads misinformation and gives more
-> >weight to the terrible discussion, since other people who don't
-> >understand quantum mechanics may say, "Gee, this is supported by
-> >really high level physics". (Like someone who "proves" the existence
-> >of God using physics. I have heard at least one discussion.)
-> >
-> >John Fritz, Ph. D in physics
->
-> Hi John,
->
-> I agree completely with you. I do not have the mathematical training
-> for such a task, but I do "understand" quantum mechanics. I am just
-> wondering, like R. Shafer, if anyone "qualified" has made an attempt.
-> And by the way, exactly what do we mean by "understand?"
->
-> Sincerly,
->
-> Stephen Paul King

Quantum mechanics is such a well established systems ( Schrodinger
Dirac etc); restating Q.M in fuzzy logic may be an interesting
topics, but I doubt the tools offered by fuzzy logic at present
can match the power of Q.M. equations.