TITLE

Distributivity breaking and macroscopic quantum games

AUTHOR(S)
Grib, A. A.; Khrennikov, A. Yu.; Parfionov, G. N.; Starkov, K. A.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2005, Vol. 750 Issue 1, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examples of games between two partners with mixed strategies, calculated by the use of the probability amplitude as some vector in Hilbert space are given. The games are macroscopic, no microscopic quantum agent is supposed. The reason for the use of the quantum formalism is in breaking of the distributivity property for the lattice of yes-no questions arising due to the special rules of games. The rules of the games suppose two parts: the preparation and measurement. In the first part due to use of the quantum logical orthocomplemented non-distributive lattice the partners freely choose the wave functions as descriptions of their strategies. The second part consists of classical games described by Boolean sublattices of the initial non-Boolean lattice with same strategies which were chosen in the first part. Examples of games for spin one half are given. New Nash equilibria are found for some cases. Heisenberg uncertainty relations without the Planck constant are written for the “spin one half game”. © 2005 American Institute of Physics
ACCESSION #
16409687

 

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