How much does X cause Y?

Room EM204, ORT Braude College, Karmiel

Speaker: Dr. Ayala Dente, ORT Braude College
Title: How much does X cause Y
Date & Time: Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 13:00
Place: Room EM204, ORT Braude College, Karmiel


Measuring causal influence between variables is a fundamental scientific problem, the common solutions to which are unsatisfactory for some fundamental reasons. We use Pearl’s mathematical formulation for causal influence to introduce a new approach for quantifying causal effect, and its advantages.
In this talk we will present the background of causal graphs and structural equation models, introduce the properties we believe a causal effect function should enjoy, and discuss old and new approaches for measuring causal influence.
No prior knowledge of causal influence is required.
This is joint work with Uri Shalit

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