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Causality and Reasoning: The Monty Hall Dilemma

@inproceedings{Burns2003CausalityAR,
  title={Causality and Reasoning: The Monty Hall Dilemma},
  author={Bruce D. Burns and Mareike Wieth},
  year={2003}
}
In the Monty Hall Dilemma (MHD) contestants try to choose which of three doors conceals a prize. After selecting a door, one of the other doors is opened by a host who knows where the prize is, but always reveals a dud. Contestants are then asked if they want to stay with their first choice, or switch to the other unopened door? Switching yields a two-thirds chance of winning, but most people have difficulty accepting this answer. Glymour (2001) points out that central to the MHD is a… 
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