# Bell’s Local Causality is a d-Separation Criterion

@article{HoferSzabo2015BellsLC, title={Bell’s Local Causality is a d-Separation Criterion}, author={G'abor Hofer-Szab'o}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2015}, pages={67-82} }

This paper aims to motivate Bell’s notion of local causality by means of Bayesian networks. In a locally causal theory any superluminal correlation should be screened off by atomic events localized in any so-called shielder-off region in the past of one of the correlating events. In a Bayesian network any correlation between non-descendant random variables are screened off by any so-called d-separating set of variables. We will argue that the shielder-off regions in the definition of local…

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