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Publications

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Selected Research Publications

(Note: This is only a partial list. For a full list of all publications, please see the concerned faculty's individual page*. For a pdf or printed copy of any paper below, please write to the concerned faculty directly.)

  • Gomatam, R. (forthcoming), Toward Relational Reality--From Einstein and Tagore to Gaudiya Vaishnava Vedanta, in Partha Ghose (editor), “Einstein, Tagore and the Nature of Reality”, Pickering and Chatto Publishers (a division of Taylor and Francis/Routledge).
  • Gomatam, R. (2015), Objective Semantic Information and Quantum Local Causality, Presented at the conference, “Causality in a Quantum World”, August 16-21. This conference was part of a project at the University of Queensland entitled, “Causal Power of Information in a Quantum World”.
  • Gomatam, R. (2015), A New Ontological Argument for the existence of God that Relates to Quantum Mechanics, Proceedings of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vol 34 (1), June 14-17, 2015, p. 137.
  • Gomatam, R. (2015), Toward Avoiding Nonlocality (and Locality) in Quantum Physics, Proceedings of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vol 34 (1), June 14-17, 2015, p. 145.
  • Gomatam, R. (2014), Toward Placing the Concept of ‘Chemical Element on a New Quantum Footing, Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, July 7-9, 2014, London
  • Gomatam, R. (2014), Tandem Realism--Physics and Common Sense, Submitted for presentation at The International Conference for Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (&HPS5) Institute Vienna Circle and Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna
  • Anderson, G., Gomatam, R., Behera, L. (2014), Contradictions in the Quantum Mechanical Explanation of the Periodic Table, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 490, p. 012197ff, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/490/1/011001; Presented at International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences, IC-MSQUARE, September 1-5, 2013, Prague
  • Gomatam, R. (2012), A Quantum Model of Human Perception, International Conference on Biologically Inspired System Science, March 1-3, IIT, Jodhpur, India
  • Gomatam, R. (2012), How Do Classical and Quantum Probabilities Differ? in Khrennikov, A. (Ed.), Foundations of Probability and Physics-6, Conference Proceedings Series, American Institute of Physics, pp. 105-110
  • Gomatam, R. (2010), Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics and System of Systems Design Approach, Indo-US Workshop on Systems Engineering, Oct. 26-28, IIT, Kanpur
  • Gomatam, R. (2009), Quantum Theory, the Chinese Room Argument and the Symbol Grounding Problem, in Bruza, P. et al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5494, pp. 174-183, Springer
  • Gomatam, R. (2008), Quantum Realism and Haecceity, in, Ghose, P. (Ed.), Materialism & Immaterialism in India & the West: Varying Vistas, Munshiram Manoharlal Pub Pvt Ltd, 2010, ISBN 978-81-87586-42-5, pp. 853-872
  • Gomatam, R. (2007), Niels Bohr’s Interpretation and the Copenhagen Interpretation-- Are the two incompatible? Philosophy of Science, December, 74(5), pp. 736-748
  • Gomatam, R. (2005), Popper’s Propensity Interpretation and Heisenberg’s Potentia Interpretation — A Comparative Assessment, in Chattopadhyaya, D. P. and Sengupta, P. (Eds.), HSPCIC: A Historical Perspective Of The Evolution Of Ideas In Science, Vol. XIII, Part 6 , Probabilities, Propensity and Corroboration, CSC: New Delhi
  • Gomatam, R. (2005), Do Hodgson's propositions uniquely characterize free will? Invited commentary on a target paper, "A Plain Person's View of Free Will" by David Hodgson, Journal of Consciousness Studies, 12(1), pp. 32-40, Imprint Academic: UK
  • Gomatam, R. (2004), Physics and Common Sense--Relearning the Connections in the Light of Quantum Theory, in Chattopadhyaya, D.P. & Sen Gupta, A.K. (Eds.), HSPCIC, Vol. XI, Part I: Philosophical Consciousness and Scientific Knowledge, CSC: New Delhi, pp. 179-207
  • Gomatam, R. (2004), Quantum Theory and Experimental Praxis — Shall the twain ever meet? Paper read at the annual meeting of Canadian Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), Winnipeg, Canada, May 30- June 1
  • Gomatam, R. (2004), Complementarity - Did Bohr miss the boat?, paper read at 5th International History of Philosophy of Science Conference (HOPOS), June 24-27, San Francisco
  • Gomatam, R. (2003), On Going past the Statistical Interpretation, paper submitted to the international conference on “Quantum Theory: Reconsiderations of Foundations-2”, June, Vaxjo University, Sweden
  • Gomatam, R. (2003), Against ‘Position', paper read at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), May, Halifax, Canada
  • Gomatam, R. (2002), What is Niels Bohr's Interpretation? paper read at annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), Toronto, May 26-27
  • Gomatam, R. (2002), Einstein's Critique of Quantum Theory - A Reassessment, paper read at Fourth Biennial Congress of History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), July 23-25, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • Sinari, R. A. (2001) "The Bipolar Weltanschuung of the Indian Scientist" a project report submitted to the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
  • Sinari, R. A. (2001) "Reflections on John Searle's Philosophy of Consciousnesses" a paper published in the July-Sept 2001 issue of Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR, Vol. XVIII No.3) pp.91-106
  • Behera, L.  and Anand, K. K. (1999) "On guaranteed tracking and regulating performance of nonlinear dynamical system using fuzzy neural network" IEEE proceedings Control Theory and Applications, vol. 146, no. 5, September 1999, pp. 484-491
  • Sinari, R. A. (1999) "The Internality of Consciousness Experience" Discussion and Comments appeared in JICPR, Vol. XVII No.1, September-December 1999, pp 158-163
  • Gomatam, R. (1999), Quantum Theory and Observation Problem, Journal of Consciousness Studies, 6(11-12), 1999, pp. 173-190
  • Gomatam, R. (1999), Quantum Information, paper presented at the conference on Quantum Approaches to Consciousness, July 28-August 1, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
  • Gomatam, R. (1998), Toward a Consciousness-Based, Realist Interpretation of Quantum Theory--Integrating Bohr and Einstein, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Philosophy, Bombay University, India
  • Gomatam, R. (1992), Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness: Toward a Dual-Observer Theory of Measurement, paper presented at the conference of American Philosophical Association (APA), Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Gomatam, R. (1992), Local Realism or Object Realism, poster presentation, Waves and Particles in Light and Matter: Workshop on the Occasion of Louis de Broglie's 100th Anniversary, September 24-30, Trani, Italy
  • Gomatam, R. (1991), Quantum Mechanics and Reality, paper presented at the conference of American Philosophical Association (APA), Central Division; Group session: Knowledge and Reality
  • Gomatam, R.(1990), Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness, paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Association – Western Division, Louisville, KY; Group session on Indian Philosophy
  • Gomatam, R. (1987), Real and Artificial Intelligence: Toward a hierarchical model of consciousness, intelligence, mind and body, Bhaktivedanta Institute

Other Presentations

  • Gomatam, R. (2011), Objective Semantic Information – a New Framework for Understanding Quantum Reality, talk at seminar Quantum Reality – New Perspectives, March 26, organized by Institute for Semantic Information Sciences & Technology (ISIST), Nehru Science Center, Mumbai, India
  • Gomatam, R. (2009), MQM and “System of Systems” Design Approach,- invited talk, given at the joint Indo-US Workshop on System of Systems Engineering, October 26-28, IIT-Kanpur, India
  • Gomatam, R. (2002), What is Niels Bohr’s Interpretation, Talk given at Colloquium on “Consciousness & Science”, held at the University of San Francisco, organized by Bhaktivedanta Institute, May 10
  • Gomatam, R. (1999), Quantum Theory and Human Knowledge, invited talk delivered at the symposium "From Technology to the Attainment of Wisdom" organized on the occasion of the 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, New Delhi, December 15
  • Gomatam R. (1992), Role of Consciousness in Quantum Mechanics, Talk given at Colloquium on “Consciousness & Science” (1990-2003), held at the University of San Francisco, organized by Bhaktivedanta Institute, November 13
  • Gomatam R. (1991), Time in Eastern Metaphysics, Talk given at Colloquium on “Consciousness & Science” (1990-2003), held at the University of San Francisco, organized by Bhaktivedanta Institute, August 9
  • Gomatam, R. (1990), Mind and Symbol Generation, talk given at the First International Conference for the Study of Consciousness within Science, San Francisco, February 17-18
  • Gomatam R. (1990), Foundational Issues in Artificial Intelligence, Talk given at Colloquium on “Consciousness & Science” (1990-2003), held at the University of San Francisco, organized by Bhaktivedanta Institute, November 9

Other Publications

Gomatam, R., Guest editor of the December 2005 issue of the monthly magazine of the Computer Science of India on the Theme “Physics, Philosophy and Information Technology”. The thematic issue commemorates the centenary of Einstein’s annus mirablis (1905).

  • Guest Editorial Physics, Philosophy and IT
  • Special article Quantum Physics and Philosophy

Letters

  • Gomatam R. (2006), Letter to the Editor, Physics Today, April 2006, 59(4), pp.10-12; A response to Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg’s article ‘Einstein’s Mistakes’ (Physics Today, October, 2005) OR Full Letter
  • Weinberg’s response on Gomatam R., (2006) Physics Today, April 2006, 59(4), p. 15 (link to all the letters to the editor and Weinberg's full reply)

Book Review

  • Review of Book titled, Quantum Dialogue: The Making of a Revolution (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series), by Mara Beller, published by University of Chicago Press 1999. Gomatam’s review appeared in Philosophy in Review, 20 (6), December 2000, pp. 390-2

Monographs in Print

  • Stapp, Henry P. (1994) "A Report on the Gaudiya Vaishnava Vedanta Form of Vedic Ontology" Bhaktivedanta Institute, Berkeley
  • Gomatam, R.; et al. (1997) "Faith and Values in Science and Religion" A discussion with Nobel Laureate Physicist Charles H. Townes Bhaktivedanta Institute, Berkeley
  • Gomatam, R. (1988) "Real and Artificial Intelligence-Can Machines think?" Bhaktivedanta Institute, Mumbai

Books in Print

  • (1986) "Interviews with Nobel Laureates and Other Eminent Scholars" on the occasion of World congress for the Synthesis of Science and Religion at Bombay, Bhaktivedanta Institute, Mumbai

Dissertation by Students

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