Re: virus: Real World?
Wed, 22 Jan 97 14:50:27 GMT

Ken Boyd wrote:

> A time-static attempt would look like this [I'll go for a planar graph]:
> Let each universe be compressed from 4-D to 1-D [yes, my handling of
> local time is going to be horrible.]. In coordinates, dedicate a ray
> parallel to the y-axis to each universe, i.e. x=a. [pointing up]
> Each quantum event that causes a "branch", in this graph, shows up as the
> sudden existence of new lines.

Right. Gottit.

> [I'm not explicitly graphing the
> *contents* of the lines] In particular, no "copy process" is involved.
> A single branch would look like this:
> | | | | | | |
> | | | | | | | [Quantum Event]
> |
> |
> |

Cheers for that.

Point: Can an atomic event have more than 2 possible outcomes? I guess
it can, but I don't know. Is this why there are more than one line
appearing at the same time (in the broadest possible sense of the word)?