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Title: Emergent “quantum” theory in complex adaptive systems

Abstract

Motivated by the question of stability, here we argue that an effective quantum-like theory can emerge in complex adaptive systems. In the concrete example of stochastic Lotka–Volterra dynamics, the relevant effective “Planck constant” associated with such emergent “quantum” theory has the dimensions of the square of the unit of time. Such an emergent quantum-like theory has inherently nonclassical stability as well as coherent properties that are not, in principle, endangered by thermal fluctuations and thus might be of crucial importance in complex adaptive systems.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA (United States)
  2. National Inst. of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1594544
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0009973; FG02-13ER41917
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Modern Physics Letters B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 0217-9849
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Emergent quantum theory; complex adaptive systems; system stability; Lotka–Volterra model

Citation Formats

Minic, Djordje, and Pajevic, Sinisa. Emergent “quantum” theory in complex adaptive systems. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1142/S0217984916502018.
Minic, Djordje, & Pajevic, Sinisa. Emergent “quantum” theory in complex adaptive systems. United States. doi:10.1142/S0217984916502018.
Minic, Djordje, and Pajevic, Sinisa. Tue . "Emergent “quantum” theory in complex adaptive systems". United States. doi:10.1142/S0217984916502018. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1594544.
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author = {Minic, Djordje and Pajevic, Sinisa},
abstractNote = {Motivated by the question of stability, here we argue that an effective quantum-like theory can emerge in complex adaptive systems. In the concrete example of stochastic Lotka–Volterra dynamics, the relevant effective “Planck constant” associated with such emergent “quantum” theory has the dimensions of the square of the unit of time. Such an emergent quantum-like theory has inherently nonclassical stability as well as coherent properties that are not, in principle, endangered by thermal fluctuations and thus might be of crucial importance in complex adaptive systems.},
doi = {10.1142/S0217984916502018},
journal = {Modern Physics Letters B},
number = 11,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {3}
}

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