# Probabilistic reasoning in expert systems - theory and algorithms

@inproceedings{Neapolitan1990ProbabilisticRI, title={Probabilistic reasoning in expert systems - theory and algorithms}, author={Richard E. Neapolitan}, year={1990} }

This text is a reprint of the seminal 1989 book Probabilistic Reasoning in Expert systems: Theory and Algorithms, which helped serve to create the field we now call Bayesian networks. It introduces the properties of Bayesian networks (called causal networks in the text), discusses algorithms for doing inference in Bayesian networks, covers abductive inference, and provides an introduction to decision analysis. Furthermore, it compares rule-base experts systems to ones based on Bayesian networks… Expand

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