Symposium on
Heuristics, Probability and Causality

By Contributors to Judea Pearl's Festschrift
(Edited by Rina Dechter, Hector Geffner, and Joseph Y. Halpern, College Publications, 2010)

UCLA professor Judea Pearl was honored March 12, 2010 at an all-day workshop celebrating his contribution in artificial intelligence and related sciences. The vidoes linked on the right feature lectures from the Causality Session of the symposium. (Other sessions can be viewed from their respective pages.) Click here for table of contents and full texts of the articles presented.

VIDEOS: Causality Session

Christopher Hitchcock
"Pearl's Contributions to Causality (in 25 minutes orless)"

Sander Greenland
"Predictive Diagrams: Backing off from Causality in DAGs"

Thomas Richardson
"The Binary Instrumental Variable Model or Case of the Missing 9 Dimensions"

Jamie Robins
"Ontological Primarcy of Causation vs Manipulation: The case of the Pure Direct Effect"

Richard Scheines
"Causal Model Search: Applications"

Jin Tian
"On Identifying Causal Effects"

Yoav Shoham
"Cause for Celebration, Cause for Concern - Tribute to Yuda Pearl"

Judea Pearl
"Causes and Counterfactuals or the Subtle Wisdom of Brainless Robots"

Q&A Session


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