## Piron's and Bell's Geometric Lemmas and Gleason's Theorem (2000)

Venue: | Found. Physics |

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@ARTICLE{Chevalier00piron'sand,

author = {Georges Chevalier and Anatolij Dvurecenskij and Karl Svozil},

title = {Piron's and Bell's Geometric Lemmas and Gleason's Theorem},

journal = {Found. Physics},

year = {2000},

volume = {30},

pages = {1737--1755}

}

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### Abstract

INTRODUCTION The Gleason theorem (1) is the corner-stone of measurement theory in quantum mechanics. It says, that if the quantum mechanical system can be described by a Hilbert space of dimension at least three, then any state of the physical system corresponds to von Neumann operator. The original proof of this theorem is highly non-trivial, and only after 30 years later a simpler proof using also Piron's geometrical lemma [Ref. 2, pp. 75#78] was present by Cooke et al. (3) Today Gleason's theorem is used in quantum measurement as well as in mathematics. Dvurec# enskij is the author of a monograph, (4) where there are described plenty of applications of Gleason's theorem to different areas of mathematics. 1737 0015-9018#00#1000-1737#18.00#0 # 2000 Plenum Publishing Corporation 1

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