## UC Berkeley / Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

#### Bayesian Quantum Mechanics Incorporating Weak Measurements

**Michael Pejic, UC Berkeley**

##### September 14th, 2011 at 4PM–5PM in 939 Evans Hall [Map]

The probability calculations of quantum mechanics are generally interpreted in
the frequentist viewpoint, where small sample sizes are meaningless. With the
current experimental ability to manipulate individual particles, there is a
need for a Bayesian interpretation, where probabilities for even a single
sample are meaningful. Using graphical models, it is possible to create such a
formulation that naturally incorporates weak measurements. In addition, these
models allow observers with access to different sets of garbled records of the
measurement outcomes to make self-consistent predictions.