I was unaware that one could obtain the Dirac equation as a result of a random walk. I believe that this has been done by other researchers, but I found it by Ord's papers:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

http://arxiv.org/find/quant-ph/1/au:+Ord_G/0/1/0/all/0/1

Anyone else find these interesting?

My interest is due to the relationship between statistical mechanics and quantum field theory. I'd love to be able to interpret QM as a classical statistical theory for an unusual variety of space-time, as suggested by the author in the above papers.

Carl

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Dirac equation from random walk

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**