Vanslette, K. Entropic Updating of Probabilities and Density Matrices. Entropy2017, 19, 664.
Vanslette, K. Entropic Updating of Probabilities and Density Matrices. Entropy 2017, 19, 664.
We find that the standard relative entropy and the Umegaki entropy are designed for the purpose of inferentially updating probability and density matrices respectively. From the same set of inferentially guided design criteria, both of the previously stated entropies are derived in parallel. This formulates a quantum maximum entropy method for the purpose of inferring density matrices in the absence of complete information.
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