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}
}
  • G. Hofer-Szab'o
  • Published 9 March 2015
  • Computer Science
  • arXiv: Quantum Physics
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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