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Questions tagged [causation]

For questions related to causation (or causality), which is the field that studies the relationship between cause and effect, where the cause is partly responsible for the effect and the effect is partly dependent on the cause.

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Why isn't conditional probability sufficient to describe causality?

I read these comments from Judea Pearl saying we don't have causality, physical equations are symmetric, etc. But the conditional probability is clearly not symmetric and captures directed ...
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Models to extract Causal Relationship between entities in a document using Natural Language Processing techniques

I am looking to extract causal relations between entities like Drug and Adverse Effect in a document. Are there any proven NLP or AI techniques to handle the same. Also are there ways to handle cases ...
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Why should we study causation in artificial intelligence?

Judea Pearl won the 2011 Turing Award For fundamental contributions to artificial intelligence through the development of a calculus for probabilistic and causal reasoning. He is credited with the ...