A fundamental difference between classical and quantum mechanics is that the former is deterministic; the latter, probabilistic. I'm wondering where string theory fits into this picture? Is the landscape described by string theory determinate or indeterminate?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Along the same lines, classical and quantum randomness are fundamentally different: the outcome of the former, e.g. a coin toss, is potentially predictable (given sufficient information), while the latter, e.g. when a single radioactive particle will undergo decay, is utterly unpredictable -- not just in practice, but in principle. Does the concept of randomness even enter into the formalism of string theory? And, if so, how? TIA

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# String Theory - Determinate or Indeterminate?

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