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Decoherence in quantum games
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Paper Abstract

A protocol for considering decoherence in quantum games is presented. Results for general two-player, two-strategy quantum games subject to decoherence are derived and some specific examples are given. Decoherence in other types of quantum games is also considered. As expected, the advantage that a quantum player achieves over a player restricted to classical strategies is diminished for increasing decoherence but only vanishes in the limit of maximum decoherence when the results of the game are randomized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5468, Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics II, (25 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.546917
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Adrian P. Flitney, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Derek Abbott, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5468:
Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics II
Peter Heszler, Editor(s)

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