01441nas a2200133 4500008004100000245011300041210006900154260001500223300001400238490000700252520098600259100001701245856004501262 2015 eng d00aThe Measurement Problem from the Perspective of an Information Theoretic Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics0 aMeasurement Problem from the Perspective of an Information Theor c10/28/2015 a7374-73860 v173 aThe aim of this paper is to consider the consequences of an information-theoretic interpretation of quantum mechanics for the measurement problem. The motivating idea of the interpretation is that the relation between quantum mechanics and the structure of information is analogous to the relation between special relativity and the structure of space-time. Insofar as quantum mechanics deals with a class of probabilistic correlations that includes correlations structurally different from classical correlations, the theory is about the structure of information: the possibilities for representing, manipulating, and communicating information in a genuinely indeterministic quantum world in which measurement outcomes are intrinsically random are different than we thought. Part of the measurement problem is deflated as a pseudo-problem on this view, and the theory has the resources to deal with the remaining part, given certain idealizations in the treatment of macrosystems.1 aBub, Jeffrey uhttp://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/17/11/7374