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The book of why : the new science of cause and effect

Author: Judea Pearl; Dana Mackenzie
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2020. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judea Pearl; Dana Mackenzie
ISBN: 9781541698963 1541698967
OCLC Number: 1106172917
Description: x, 418 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Mind over data --
The ladder of causation --
From buccaneers to guinea pigs: the genesis of causal inference --
From evidence to causes: Reverend Bayes meets Mr. Holmes --
Confounding and deconfounding: or, slaying the lurking variable --
The smoke-filled debate: clearing the air --
Paradoxes galore! --
Beyond adjustment: the conquest of mount intervention --
Counterfactuals: mining worlds that could have been --
Mediation: the search for a mechanism --
Big data, artificial intelligence, and the big questions.
Responsibility: Judea Pearl and Dana MacKenzie.

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