By Judea Pearl

Written through one of many preeminent researchers within the box, this publication offers a finished exposition of recent research of causation. It exhibits how causality has grown from a nebulous suggestion right into a mathematical concept with major purposes within the fields of facts, synthetic intelligence, economics, philosophy, cognitive technology, and the health and wellbeing and social sciences. Judea Pearl offers and unifies the probabilistic, manipulative, counterfactual, and structural ways to causation and devises easy mathematical instruments for learning the relationships among causal connections and statistical institutions. pointed out in additional than 2,100 medical guides, it keeps to free up scientists from the normal molds of statistical considering. during this revised version, Judea Pearl elucidates thorny matters, solutions readers' questions, and provides a breathtaking view of contemporary advances during this box of analysis. Causality can be of curiosity to scholars and pros in a wide selection of fields. Dr Judea Pearl has obtained the 2011 Rumelhart Prize for his top examine in man made Intelligence (AI) and structures from The Cognitive technology Society.

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