The role of non-factorizability in determining "pseudo-classical" non-separability

Bruza, P.D., Iqbal, A., & Kitto, K. (2010) The role of non-factorizability in determining "pseudo-classical" non-separability. In Bruza, P.D., Lawless, W., Rijsbergen, C.J. van, Sofge, D., & Widdows, D. (Eds.) Quantum Informatics for Cognitive, Social, and Semantic Processes (QI 2010), AAAI Press, Arlington, Virginia.

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This article introduces a “pseudo classical” notion of modelling non-separability. This form of non-separability can be viewed as lying between separability and quantum-like non-separability. Non-separability is formalized in terms of the non-factorizabilty of the underlying joint probability distribution. A decision criterium for determining the non-factorizability of the joint distribution is related to determining the rank of a matrix as well as another approach based on the chi-square-goodness-of-fit test. This pseudo-classical notion of non-separability is discussed in terms of quantum games and concept combinations in human cognition.

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ID Code: 39336
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Additional Information: Published version freely available via Official URL.
Funders: ARC
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Keywords: conceptual representation, quantum theory
ISBN: 9781577354901
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems Theory (080611)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > COGNITIVE SCIENCE (170200) > Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension) (170204)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 American Association for Artificial Intelligence ( All rights reserved.
Deposited On: 23 Dec 2010 06:07
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2014 01:31

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