Subject: Computer Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Computer Science


A mathematical language for causation and its relation to probability. Philosophical background. Pearl's causal variables, SGS models, and construction of models from data. Shafer's Causal events. Perception of causality from Michotte to the present. The metaphysics of Cheng models and their application. Actual causation. Visualizing causal models.

Prerequisite(s): CMPT 812 or permission of the instructor.

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